откуда-нибудь

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Russian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

отку́да-нибудь (otkúda-nibudʹ) (indefinite adverb)

  1. from anywhere, from somewhere
  2. (interrogative) from anywhere

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The particle -нибудь imparts a sense of indefiniteness similar to English any. The form откуда-нибудь is usually associated with questions and negatives (like from anywhere), while откуда-то is associated with affirmatives (like from somewhere).