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    Pronunciation of the word 'to want' in Russian.

    Hi.

    Could someone please pronounce the word 'khateetye' in russian please? I am struggling to get the 'kh' sound being English.

    If your feeling particularly helpful, you could say some other words with the 'kh' sound aswell.

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    Re: Pronunciation of the word 'to want' in Russian.

    Quote Originally Posted by andrewsco
    Hi.

    Could someone please pronounce the word 'khateetye' in russian please? I am struggling to get the 'kh' sound being English.

    If your feeling particularly helpful, you could say some other words with the 'kh' sound aswell.

    thanks
    Andy
    Just a quick word of advice. You don't write Russian words like this.

    You are writing how it is pronounced. It is usually written like this: Khotite

    Also, this is not the word "to want", this is the second person plural, "you (plu) want"

    The infinitve (to want) is khotet'

    (Stressed syllable is bolded)

    Хотеть

    Я хочу
    Ты хочешь
    Он / Она / Оно хочет
    Мы хотим
    Вы хотите
    Они хотят
    Ingenting kan stoppa mig
    In Post-Soviet Russia internet porn downloads YOU!

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    Re: Pronunciation of the word 'to want' in Russian.

    Turn the volume all the way up!

    Example:
    Вы хотите пойти в кино? (Do you want to go to the movie?)

    Russian "x" sounds like English "h" in "house" or "home". You can barely hear this little aspiration in the beginning of the word "хотите".
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    Do it in English now, Gerty! (please)
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    I'd also like you to do it in English... That would be good fun, I believe.

    It's a crying shame I haven't got a mic. I could record my voice too if I had one. I think it would be interesting to discover the way a Russian student speaks, wouldn't it?

    P.S. You wouldn't happen to have a mic, would you?
    "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read"
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    The Russian "X" is very similar to the "WH" in whoopla. It seems to be more energetic then "H" in home or similar words. You can hear it here.
    http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?va=whoopla

    Gerty, what movie are we going to?
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    Cheers guys. thanks for the audio and clearing my writing up.

    Andy
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    Quote Originally Posted by fantom605
    Do it in English now, Gerty! (please)
    -Fantom
    Yeah, right! Would you like to see some video as well?
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    Hmmmm!


    Dear MR Administrator,

    I would like to propose the motion that we add video to this Audio Lounge.
    For purely educational purposes, of course!

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    Oh Gertiness, shouldn't your intonation go down, then up on the word кино? Since you are asking a question? Or am I being silly?
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    Oh Gertiness, shouldn't your intonation go down, then up on the word кино? Since you are asking a question? Or am I being silly?
    I agree, the question sounds a bit too flat. We can't tell whether it's a question or a statement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MasterAdmin

    Gerty, what movie are we going to?
    Well, I was going to say "to the zoo", but well, movie sometimes is not so bad also.
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    And here would be VM's answer
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
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    Trusnse kal'rt eturule sikay!!! ))

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    I second DDT's motion, MA!
    Gerty, I'll send you my camera!
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    I wouldn't go to the zoo. Maybe the "Batman returns" would do Anyway, the audio lounge is getting more and more interesting.

    Regarding video, it's not a problem to allow video file attachments. After all, they are not much different from audio attachments, just a different extension. But I understand you were only joking
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    Hmm... Video...


    I'll keep it clean, don't worry, MA!
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    I can just imagine what will happen with video stream! Fantom...drunk...night out...naked...

    Perhaps audio is better!

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    Oh, come on, I haven't had a drunken, naked night out since I'm 26!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    And here would be VM's answer

    And now confess what you really asked him to get that answer.
    "Happy new year, happy new year
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    Of a world where every neighbour is a friend"

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    Quote Originally Posted by fantom605
    Oh, come on, I haven't had a drunken, naked night out since I'm 26! :lol:
    Hmm what we're going to see then?

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