что-то

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʂto‿tə] (phonetic respelling: што́-то)
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PronounEdit

что́-то (štó-to)

  1. (indefinite pronoun) something
    Я ви́жу что́-то!Ja vížu štó-to!I see something!
    ря́дом с че́м-тоrjádom s čém-tonext to something

Usage notesEdit

The particle -то (-to) imparts a sense of indefiniteness similar to English some. The forms of что-то are usually associated with affirmatives (like something), while что́-нибудь (štó-nibudʹ) is associated with questions and negatives (like anything).

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