хто

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos-tod, (compare *kʷis). Cognates include Ukrainian хто (xto), Russian кто (kto) and Polish kto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

хто (xto)

  1. who

Pronoun[edit]

хто (xto)

  1. who (relative pronoun)
  2. who (interrogative pronoun)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Ukrainian хто (xto).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

хто (xto)

  1. (proscribed, low colloquial, nonstandard, Ukraine, Belarus, Southern Russia) who, non-standard form of кто (kto)

Pronoun[edit]

хто (xto)

  1. (proscribed, low colloquial, nonstandard, Ukraine, Belarus, Southern Russia) who, non-standard form of кто (kto)
    Ну хто тебе́ тако́е сказа́л?!
    Nu xto tebé takóje skazál?!
    Who on earth told you this?!

Usage notes[edit]

  • The term is typical for Surzhyk or Balachka regionalisms.
  • Seldom used in writing, only to convey the actual pronunciation of people, e.g. the accent of Don or Kuban Cossacks.

Rusyn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos-tod, (compare *kʷis).

Pronoun[edit]

хто (xto)

  1. who (relative pronoun)
    Хто мат інтерес зачати ся учіти русиньскый списовный язык?
    Xto mat interes začaty sja učity rusynʹskŷj spysovnŷj jazŷk?
    Who are interested in studying the official Rusyn language
    [1]

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos-tod, (compare *kʷis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

хто (xto)

  1. who

Pronoun[edit]

хто (xto)

  1. who (relative pronoun)
  2. who (interrogative pronoun)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]