полтора

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From пол- ‎(pol-, half) + второ́й ‎(vtorój, second), from Proto-Slavic *роlъ vъtora ‎(half of the second). Cognate to Polish półtora.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

полтора́ ‎(poltorám, n, полторы́ f ‎(poltorý)

  1. one and a half (1½), sesqui-
    Nominative/accusative:
    полтора́ рубля́ — 1.5 roubles
    полторы́ мину́ты — 1.5 minutes
    Other cases:
    из полу́тора рубле́й — from 1.5 roubles
    к полу́тора рубля́м — to 1.5 roubles
    с полу́тора рубля́ми — with 1.5 roubles
    о полу́тора рубля́х — concerning 1.5 roubles

Usage notes[edit]

In the nominative and accusative, this number governs the genitive singular of the noun. In all of the other cases, it governs the plural of the noun.

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