где-нибудь

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡdʲe‿nʲɪbʊtʲ]
  • IPA(key): [ˈɡdʲe nʲɪˌbutʲ]
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Pronoun[edit]

где́-нибудь ‎(gdé-nibudʹ)

  1. indefinite pronoun, anywhere, somewhere
    Где́-нибудь мо́жно купи́ть пи́щу?‎ ― Gdé-nibudʹ móžno kupítʹ píšču? ― Is there anywhere to buy food?
    Я где́-то купи́л э́ту пи́ццу.‎ ― Ja gdé-to kupíl étu píccu. ― I bought this pizza somewhere.

Usage notes[edit]

  • N.B. — the particle -нибудь ‎(-nibudʹ) imparts a sense of indefiniteness similar to English any. The form где-нибудь is usually associated with questions and negatives (like anywhere), while где́-то ‎(gdé-to) is associated with affirmatives (like somewhere).

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