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Neuter noun changes to its genitive form, о —> а, е —> я, but the word сердце its genitive is now сердца , why?

Neuter noun changes to its genitive form, о —> а, е —> я, but the word сердце its genitive is now сердца , why?
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Hi Michael!

It is because of the letter ц. Я cannot be used after ц, you have to use а. 


Сердце - сердца
Солнце -  солнца
Блюдце - блюдца.

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