BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

то (ton (personal)

  1. it; the neuter third-person singular pronoun in the nominative case, used as the subject of a verb.
    Тя взе бебето и го държеше в ръцете си, но то продължаваше да плаче.
    Tja vze bebeto i go dǎržeše v rǎcete si, no to prodǎlžavaše da plače.
    She took the baby and held it in her arms, but it continued to cry.
    То се знае.
    To se znae.
    It is well known.

Related termsEdit

ParticleEdit

то (to)

  1. used to show the logical result of a particular statement or situation; then, in that case
    Ако пристигнеш навреме, то ще можеш веднага да се включиш.
    Ako pristigneš navreme, to šte možeš vednaga da se vključiš.
    If you arrive on time, then you can immediately join in.
    Ако те не отидат, то и ние няма да отидем.
    Ako te ne otidat, to i nie njama da otidem.
    If they do not go, we shan’t go there either.
  2. Used for emphasis in various statements expressing amazement, indignation, etc. No precise equivalent in English, is often best translated by rephrasing the surrounding sentence.
    То беше радост, то бяха викове.
    To beše radost, to bjaha vikove.
    And oh what rejoicing and shouting there was.
    То бива, бива, ама вече прекаляваш.
    To biva, biva, ama veče prekaljavaš.
    Really, that’s the limit, you've gone too far.
    А бе то стана една!
    A be to stana edna!
    The fat is in the fire.

Derived termsEdit

Mariupol GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of ато́ (ató), from Ancient Greek αὐτό (autó). Cognates include Greek αυτό (aftó) (contracted το (to)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈto/
  • Hyphenation: то

PronounEdit

то (to) (emphatic form ато́)

  1. it

DeclensionEdit

Mariupol Greek personal pronouns
singular plural
1st 2nd 3rd m 3rd f 3rd n 1st 2nd 3rd
nominative го
(ho)
сы
(sy)
тос
(tos)
ты
(ty)
то
(to)
мис
(mis)
сыс
(sys)
тын
(tyn)
oblique мэ́на
(ména)
сэ́на
(séna)
то́на
(tóna)
ты́на
(týna)
мас
(mas)
сас
(sas)
тынц
(tync)
clitic -ми
(-mi)
-сы
(-sy)
-тун
(-tun)
-тын
(-tyn)
-ту
(-tu)
-мас
(-mas)
-сас
(-sas)

(-c)

ReferencesEdit

  • G. A. Animica; M. P. Galikbarova (2013) Румеку глоса[1], Donetsk, page 4

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [to]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -o

PronounEdit

то (to) (demonstrative)

  1. neuter singular nominative of тот (tot); that
    то жеto žethe same
    к тому́ (же)k tomú (že)in addition, moreover
    ни то ни сёni to ni sjóneither fish nor fowl
    ни с того́ ни с сего́ni s tovó ni s sevóall of a sudden; without any visible reason
    до того́do tovóso much
    то́ естьtó jestʹthat is, in other words, i.e.

Related termsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

то (ton

  1. Optional part of "е́сли (jésli, if) …, то (to, then) …"–type constructions, sometimes translated to "then" in English (but used more often than the English equivalent).
    Е́сли не сейча́с, то в сле́дующий раз.Jésli ne sejčás, to v slédujuščij raz.If not now, then next time.
    Е́сли что́-нибудь найду́, то сообщу́.Jésli štó-nibudʹ najdú, to soobščú.If I find anything, I'll let you know.
    Когда́ я просну́лась, то лежа́ла на крова́ти.Kogdá ja prosnúlasʹ, to ležála na krováti.When I woke up, I was lying on the bed.
    Что каса́ется э́того, то нет.Što kasájetsja étovo, to net.As far as that's concerned, no.
    Раз уж дал обеща́ние, то выполня́ет.Raz už dal obeščánije, to vypolnjájet.Since he made the promise, he's fulfilling it.
  2. Used to denote repeated alternation of enumerated actions, events or objects.
    То холодры́га, то ле́то.To xolodrýga, to léto.It's freezing one minute then summer the next.
    То он занима́ется му́зыкой, то он снима́ется в кино́.To on zanimájetsja múzykoj, to on snimájetsja v kinó.If he's not doing music, he's doing movies.

See alsoEdit

TajikEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

Dari تا
Iranian Persian
Tajik то (to)

то (to)

  1. until

Tundra NenetsEdit

 
То (1).
 
То (2).

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Samoyedic *to, from Proto-Uralic *towe. Cognates include Hungarian and Komi-Zyrian ты (ty).

NounEdit

то (to)

  1. lake

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

то (to)

  1. wing

ReferencesEdit

  • A. P. Pyrerka and N. M. Tereshenko, editors (1948) Русско-Ненецкий словарь [Russian-Nenets dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, pages 121, 165
  • Irina Nikolaeva (2014) A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, →ISBN, page 25