BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos-tod, (compare *kʷis). Cognates include Ukrainian хто (xto), Russian кто (kto) and Polish kto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [xto]
  • (file)

ConjunctionEdit

хто (xto)

  1. who

PronounEdit

хто (xto)

  1. who (relative pronoun)
  2. who (interrogative pronoun)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Ukrainian хто (xto).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

хто (xto)

  1. (proscribed, low colloquial, nonstandard, Ukraine, Belarus, Southern Russia) who, non-standard form of кто (kto)

PronounEdit

хто (xto)

  1. (proscribed, low colloquial, nonstandard, Ukraine, Belarus, Southern Russia) who, non-standard form of кто (kto)
    Ну хто тебе́ тако́е сказа́л?!
    Nu xto tebé takóje skazál?!
    Who on earth told you this?!

Usage notesEdit

  • The term is typical for Surzhyk or Balachka regionalisms.
  • Seldom used in writing, only to convey the actual pronunciation of people, e.g. the accent of Don or Kuban Cossacks.

RusynEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos-tod, (compare *kʷis).

PronounEdit

хто (xto)

  1. who (relative pronoun)
    Хто мат інтерес зачати ся учіти русиньскый списовный язык?
    Xto mat interes začaty sja učity rusynʹskŷj spysovnŷj jazŷk?
    Who are interested in studying the official Rusyn language
    [1]

ReferencesEdit


UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos-tod, (compare *kʷis).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

хто (xto)

  1. who

PronounEdit

хто (xto)

  1. who (relative pronoun)
  2. who (interrogative pronoun)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit