короче

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈrot͡ɕe]
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Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

коро́че (koróče)

  1. comparative degree of коро́ткий (korótkij)
  2. comparative degree of ко́ротко (kórotko)

Etymology 2[edit]

Ellipsis of коро́че говоря́ (koróče govorjá)

Adverb[edit]

коро́че (koróče)

  1. (slang) in other words, long story short (as an introductory word)
  2. (slang) so, anyway (as an introductory word)
    Коро́че, ты сего́дня прихо́дишь и́ли нет?Koróče, ty sevódnja prixódišʹ íli net?So are you coming today or not?
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Interjection[edit]

коро́че (koróče)

  1. (potentially vulgar, colloquial) right; signpost word to change the subject in a discussion or discourse
  2. (vulgar when opponent finished his speech) a request to repeat statement in layman's terms; without fuss or needless words
  3. (vulgar when opponent not finished his speech) a request to shorten speech drastically; to conclude immediately
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