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я живу в городе - я живу в лесу

Why we use prepositional in "Город" and accusative on "Лес"?

June 28, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sple00

This is a rest from a now "dead" or non productive case. Read more here: http://explorerussian.com/prepositional-case-masculine-nouns-exceptions/


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Laetitia477485

There's a list of masculine nouns that exceptionally take -у as their prepositional (a few examples off the top of my head: лесу, мосту, полу, году, глазу, саду etc). It's an exception to the "prepositional in -е" rule

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