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CHAT: jest' (was Missing words)

From:Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>
Date:Friday, March 15, 2002, 15:35
Hello there,

> 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???? ;-))))) --Pavel


Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>