кто-то

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkto‿tə]
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PronounEdit

кто́-то (któ-to)

  1. (indefinite pronoun) somebody, someone
    Кто́-то здесь был?Któ-to zdesʹ byl?Somebody has been here?

Usage notesEdit

  • The particle -то (-to) imparts a sense of indefiniteness similar to English some. The forms of кто-то are associated with affirmatives (like somebody), while кто-нибудь is usually associated with questions and negatives (like anybody).

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