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"ancestors" and "descendants" in russian language

Children feel Russian language better than adults.
Today I explained to my daughter the meaning of words "предки" ([pretki] "ancestors") and "потомки" ([patomki] "descendants"). Then I asked, "So who are the descendants"? She replied,  "those who will be next."(In russian language "Потом-ки"(descendants) like word "потом"(later, next))
So "ancestors" - who were before (you) "Пред-ки" like word "пред (перед)" = before you.
Well, you see, russian language is a  best understood :)
Artist Nikolai Baskakov
The painting "The grandmother with grandchildren," 1960. 

About word "breakfast" in Russian language

My 5 year old daughter still confuses words breakfast, lunch and dinner. She says - "завтрак" (breakfast) like the word "завтра"(tomorrow), then "eat tomorrow"? but I want to eat today ("сегодня" segodnja), so - "sevodnik"?
And she is right. In ancient Russia breakfasts (usually it was a kasha or something similar) prepared in advance, from the evening of the last day.
(on this photo a boiled buckwheat and barankas)
Funnily, it turns out that in English word "breakfast" means a "stop fasting, starvation"

If you know russian language you can easier to learn other languages

The researcher, Dr. Mila Schwartz, pointed out that because of the linguistic complexity of the Russian language, it can be deduced that knowing how to read and write Russian will give children an advantage when learning to read other languages.
Dr. Mila Schwartz says: "Russian is considered a unique language in terms of its linguistic structure and connection between letters and sounds"  

The magical properties of Russian obscenities

The magical properties of Russian obscenities
The foul language- is the holy words that were used in the antiquity Russian men during the rites and rituals for "Call of ancestral  force."
Use those words can only 14-16 days a year, and then they were strictly forbidden, and when the men of our time without the need to use these sacred words, it leads to a real impotence.
Use of a ribaldry can also in extreme situations, but this leads to a rapid aging of the human

The mind can not understand Russia...

Great russian poet  Фёдор Иванович Тютчев  wrote a beautiful poem, which is very popular in Russia:

Умом Россию не понять,
Аршином общим не измерить:
У ней особенная стать –
В Россию можно только верить.

Listen in Russian:

There are many translations, but I like this:

Don't cover Russia with your mind,
Don't use your norms for understanding:
It has its outstanding kind -
You must believe without fading.
(Dianov Anton/Дианов Антон)

and this translation:
You will not grasp her with your mind
Or cover with a common label,
For Russia is one of a kind -
Believe in her, if you are able...

(Anatoly Liberman for magazine Russian Life/Анатолий Либерман)

Wordplay by Anton Chekhov

"Настоящий мужчина состоит из мужа и чина." А.Чехов. Мужчина = муж  (outdated "man", husband) + чин (rank) + ending а.
Anton Chekhov, the famous Russian writer, said -  A real man consists of husband and rank