сколько

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic колико (koliko), from Proto-Slavic *koliko

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈskolʲkə]
  • (colloquial) IPA(key): [ˈskokə] (phonetic respelling: ско́ко)
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Pronoun[edit]

ско́лько (skólʹko)

  1. how much, how many
    Ско́лько э́то сто́ит?Skólʹko éto stóit?How much does this cost?
    Ско́лько у вас книг?Skólʹko u vas knig?How many books do you have?
    Ско́лько вам лет?Skólʹko vam let?How old are you?
    Ско́льких лет он у́мер?Skólʹkix let on úmer?At what age did he die?
  2. so much, so many
    Ско́лько лет, ско́лько зим!Skólʹko let, skólʹko zim!It’s been ages since we met!
    У ско́льких учителе́й я учи́лся!U skólʹkix učiteléj ja učílsja!I’ve studied with so many teachers!

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Before uncountable nouns, only nominative and accusative are used.

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Adverb[edit]

ско́лько (skólʹko)

  1. how long, how much, so much
  2. as
    Я не сто́лько уста́л, ско́лько го́лоден.Ja ne stólʹko ustál, skólʹko góloden.I’m not so much tired, as hungry.

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