когда-нибудь

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐɡˈda‿nʲɪbʊtʲ]
  • IPA(key): [kɐɡˈda nʲɪˌbutʲ]
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Adverb[edit]

когда́-нибудь (kogdá-nibudʹ)

  1. (indefinite adverb) sometime (or other), one day
  2. (interrogative) ever (in the past)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The particle -нибудь (-nibudʹ) imparts a sense of indefiniteness similar to English any or ever. The form когда-нибудь is usually associated with questions and negatives (like anytime), while когда́-то (kogdá-to) is associated with affirmatives (like sometime).

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