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    One-word translation

    Could someone plese so kind as to help?!

    How would I phonetically say the word "nothing" in Russian?


    The context is this: A person feels nothing. No emotions, etc.


    Thanks so much.

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    ничего

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    Я ничего не чувствую = I feel nothing
    neecheevoh

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    Thanks so much.

    Ho wold the one word "nothing" be pronounced in English?

    "Spasiba" iin advance ?



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    ничего


    How would one pronounce

    "ничего" in English?




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    Quote Originally Posted by JK
    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri
    ничего


    How would one pronounce

    "ничего" in English?




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    Wow! Dimitri, you are amazing.

    Just one more question: Your pronunciation in the .wav file indeed sounds like:

    neecheevoh.


    Does that mean "I feel nothing" ?

    Is there a word just for the single word "nothing." Like nada in Spanish.

    Please forgive me ignornance of the language I find so intriguing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JK
    Wow! Dimitri, you are amazing.

    Just one more question: Your pronunciation in the .wav file indeed sounds like:

    neecheevoh.


    Does that mean "I feel nothing" ?

    Is there a word just for the single word "nothing." Like nada in Spanish.

    Please forgive me ignornance of the language I find so intriguing.


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    Nichevo just means nothing.
    Ingenting kan stoppa mig
    In Post-Soviet Russia internet porn downloads YOU!

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    This word only for "nothing"

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    the very rare word means nothing.
    Я так думаю.

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    Leof,

    Is nichevo a rare word?

    Does it mean to you "nothing" or "anything"

    Is there another word for nothing. Context: There is nothing inside?



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    Can someone translate this word?
    How would one write ot out in english?

    ничто



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    JK, Leof's kidding.
    nichego is the most common word for nothing. You can use it almost everywhere, just like nothing in English.
    Anything is что-нибудь chto-neebood', что-то chto-to.

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    Ataklena, Leof,

    Thanks.


    Can you translate this?

    ничто

    This is highly interesting to me.

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    ничто and ничего are the same word "nothing" in nominative and genitive cases.
    And genitive case can be used everywhere, I think. The nominative ничто can be replased by ничего.

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    I meant just that every word means something, and there is hard to find any word meaning nothing :P

    and ничто is more senseful or personificated (I am wavering about the second word though) meaning of ничего.
    Ничто means something closer to the Emptiness or literally No thing - nonmaterial or zero(and is often used successfully in poetics, religion and phylosophy).

    It is used in common phrases not so often as usual ничего.

    And you're always welcome!
    Я так думаю.

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