"Дві машини, двадцять машин"

Translation:Two cars, twenty cars

October 7, 2015



It has to do with the cases. I've seen the following in other comments here, and please forgive any errors!, but this is what I've got:

1, or numbers ending in 1: nominative singular (одни рік)

2-4, or numbers ending in 2/3/4 in Ukrainian wording: nominative plural (два року)

5+, or numbers ending in 5+ in Ukrainian wording: genitive plural (шість років)

This goes by the last -word- instead of number, e.g., 24 року, not «років»

I hope this helps!

April 24, 2018


Why are there different plural endings here?

December 19, 2016

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I don't understand why 30 and forty cars are машин, not машини/машинів

December 25, 2018
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