CHAT: jest' (was Missing words)
|From:||Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 15, 2002, 15:35|
> In order to avoid looking like a fool: I know of
> course about the existance of the words "imet'" and
> "jest'". What I wanted to point out, is that in
> Russian they fulfill a completely different task than,
> say, in German, English or French; and that they can
> be omitted at (almost) any time.
> Sometimes I try to speak Russian with my girl friend.
> On those scarce occasions, she corrected me so often
> for overusing the word "jest'" that I decided to stop
> using it at all!
At all??? Poor you, how did you about the past & future??? ;-)
Also, how did you say you were hungry???? ;-)))))