Asked • 04/17/19

Why года instead of лет?

My Russian textbook gives the example, «Я родилась в июне сорок восьмого *года*.» Shouldn't genitive год following eighth be лет instead of года? Is this a mistake in my textbook? If not, could you please explain what's going on here? Is года in this formation simply a special case?

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Stanislav G. answered • 04/18/19

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