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Posts from 2016-01-10

Words - parasites in Russian language

There are words - parasites in Russian language that doesn't bring any sene into speech. Sometimes they are used too often.

Here they are:

Короче - to cut long story short, shortly. Using this word not always means that a speaker wants to cut a long story short, just a word - parasite.

Ну - This short word sometimes can be long like "нуууу".

Так  - literally means "so". Often one can hear "ну так" or "ну дак" than means "so.." or means nothing at all.

Вот - literally means "here is", but also it often has no sense.

Тоесть - literally it can mean "So it means", but often it is a word-parasite.

Как бы/какбы - "like ... " but almost never has its literal meaning.

Типа - literally "kind of" but almost always doesn't have any meaning.

All these senseless words are often used in speech. 

"Ну, короче, ну так, тоесть вот так типа, какбы" - this sentense doesn't have sense at all, but can have a place in speech! It's funny, isn't it?


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