how to pronounce того


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the above transcription of того is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

того is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of того in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… да вот уже из-за того что люди в племя …”

meanings of того


  1. Tipsy, drunk.
  2. Not great, not very good.
  3. Taken care of, murdered.
  4. Not right in the head, daft, crazy.


  1. Animate accusative masculine singular.
  2. Genitive masculine/neuter singular.


  1. You know, um (a hesitation marker).


  1. Togo (a country in West Africa).

того frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word того occurs in russian on average 1122.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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