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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʂto‿lʲɪbə] (phonetic respelling: што́-либо)
  • IPA(key): [ˈʂto ˌlʲibə] (phonetic respelling: што́-либо)
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Pronoun edit

что́-либо (štó-libon

  1. (indefinite pronoun) anything, something (implies one does not care what, or does not have any particular thing in mind)
    Synonym: что́-нибудь (štó-nibudʹ)
    Зна́ете ли вы что́-либо об э́том?Znájete li vy štó-libo ob étom?Do you know anything about this?
    цена́ на что́-либоcená na štó-liboprice of something

Usage notes edit

The particle -либо is used more often in writing, while -нибудь is used more often in spoken speech. Apart from this, they are largely synonymous, with their use subject to the stylistic and idiosyncratic preferences of individual speakers.

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