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гла́вный

adjective
adverb гла́вно
very often used word (#180)

Translation

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The examples in this format please: Ру'сский текст - english text
  • 1.

    main

    Also: chief, principal, head

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  • 2.

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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

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Declension

гла'вн-
mmasculin
ffeminin
nneuter
plplural
nom. nominative -ый гла́вный -ая гла́вная -ое гла́вное -ые гла́вные
gen. genitive -ого гла́вного -ой гла́вной -ого гла́вного -ых гла́вных
dat. dative -ому гла́вному -ой гла́вной -ому гла́вному -ым гла́вным
acc. accusative -ый -ого гла́вный
гла́вного
-ую гла́вную -ое гла́вное -ые -ых гла́вные
гла́вных
inst. instrumental -ым гла́вным -ой -ою гла́вной
гла́вною
-ым гла́вным -ыми гла́вными
prep. prepositional -ом гла́вном -ой гла́вной -ом гла́вном -ых гла́вных

Editing declensions: If there are two forms for a word, please separate them by a comma.

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Comparatives

- not comparable -
comparative главне́е
superlative са'мый гла'вныйса́мый гла́вный / -ая / -ее / -ие

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Short Forms

male гла́вен
female главна́
neuter гла́вно
plural гла́вны

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