Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "such" in Russian

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такой

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Meaning: such, so, a sort of, such a

Pronunciation: [tah-KOY]

Part of speech: pronoun

Rank: #38 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Она такая красивая.
  • She's so beautiful.
  • Эта книга такая интересная.
  • This book is so interesting.
  • Я хочу такой же телевизор.
  • I want the same TV.
  • Ты такой сильный.
  • You are so strong. (to a male)
  • Кто ты такой?
  • Who are you? (informal, masculine)
  • Он не такой, как все.
  • He's not like everybody else.
  • Все любят таких людей.
  • Everybody loves this kind of people.
  • Такие цветы не растут в Канаде.
  • This sort of flowers doesn't grow in Canada.
  • О такой машине можно только мечтать!
  • One can only dream about such a car!
  • Нам нужен такой работник.
  • That's the kind of worker we need.


 Idioms and set expressions:
  • не такой = different
  • не такой, как все = not like everybody else; odd man out
  • такой-сякой = so-and-so (negative connotation)
  • такой-то = so-and-so; such-and-such
  • точно такой = just like this
  • в таком случае = in that case, if that is so
  • Что такое? = What's the matter?; What's that?
  • и всё такое = and so on
 Other forms of the word (declensions):
case
singular
plural
masculine
neuter
feminine
Nominative
тако́й
тако́е
така́я
таки́е
Genitive
тако́го
тако́го
тако́й
таки́х
Dative
тако́му
тако́му
тако́й
таки́м
Accusative
(anim/inanim)
тако́го/
тако́й
тако́е
таку́ю
таки́х/
таки́е
Instrumental
таки́м
таки́м
тако́й (тако́ю)
таки́ми
Prepositional
тако́м
тако́м
тако́й
таки́х
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Word recordings: Copyright(c) 2006 Streit Goulnara, Streit Eric, Vion Nicolas. Copyright(c) 2007 S. Sakhno, N. Vion. Distributed under CC-BY.



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