Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "that" in Russian

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тот

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Meaning: that, the other, the right one

Pronunciation: [toht]

Part of speech: adjective, pronoun (fem. та, neut. то, plur. те)

Rank: #8 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Тот дом большой.
  • That house is big.
  • Где те книги?
  • Where are those books?
  • Он не тот, кто нам нужен.
  • He's not the one we need.
  • Дерево растёт на том берегу.
  • The tree grows on the other side (of the river).
  • Вы принесли не ту книгу.
  • You brought the wrong book. (lit: You brought not that book)
  • В том году.
  • In that year.


 Idioms and set expressions:
  • тот и другой = both (lit: that and the other)
  • в ту же минуту = at that very moment
  • Дело в том, что... = The point is that...
  • после того, как = after
  • перед тем, как = before
  • несмотря на то, что = in spite of the fact that
  • кроме того = besides
  • тем временем = meanwhile
  • к тому же = besides; in addition
  • ...тому назад = ...ago
  • много лет тому назад = many years ago
  • не то, чтобы = it is not that
  • Ни с того ни с сего. = All of a sudden; For no reason at all; Without rhyme or reason
  • то да сё = one thing and another
 Other forms of the word (declensions):
case
singular
plural
masculine
neuter
feminine
Nominative
то́т
то́
та́
те́
Genitive
того́
того́
то́й
те́х
Dative
тому́
тому́
то́й
те́м
Accusative
(anim/inanim)
того́ /
то́т
то́
ту́
те́х /
те́
Instrumental
те́м
те́м
то́й (то́ю)
те́ми
Prepositional
то́м
то́м
то́й
те́х
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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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