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Masculine Nouns usually end with consonant or Й.
Examples:
  • СТОЛ (table)
  • МАЛЬЧИК (boy)
  • ДОМ (house)
  • НАРОД (nation)
  • ДОМОЙ (home)
Feminine Nouns normally end with -А or -Я.
Examples:
  • НЕДЕЛА (week)
  • ПЛОЩАДЬ (square)
  • ГАЗЕТА (newspaper)
  • КОШКА (cat)
  • СЕМЬЯ (family)
Neuter Nouns most often end with -О or -Е.
Examples:
  • ЗДАНИЕ (building)
  • ПОЛЕ (field)
  • ДЕЛО (matter)
  • ОКНО (window)
  • УТРО (morning)
  • ПЛАМЯ (flame)
There are exceptions. For instance, ПАПА (father) is a masculine noun. Also most nouns ending -Ь are feminine such as МАТЬ and ДВЕРЬ, but some ending -Ь are masculine such as ДЕНЬ or ДОЖДЬ. Also nouns such as ВРЕМЯ and ИМЯ that end -МЯ are neuter.
НАРОД (nation)
ПЛОЩАДЬ (square)
ПОЛЕ (field)
ПЛАМЯ (flame)
ВРЕМЯ (time)
МАЛЬЧИК ПОШЁЛ ДОМОЙ
(the boy walked home)
КОШКА СПАЛ ПОД СТОЛОМ
(the cat slept under the table)
ОН ЧИТАЕТ ГАЗЕТУ КАЖДОЕ УТРО
(he reads the newspaper every morning)
ОКНО ОТКРЫТО
(the window is open)
ДВЕРЬ ЗАКРЫТА
(the door is closed)