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не́сколько

very often used word (#129)

Translation

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  • 1.
    several, some, a few, somewhat, slightly, rather, in a way

    several

    Also: some, a few, somewhat, slightly, rather, in a way

Also

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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

Usage Info

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The words много, мало, немного, немало, сколько, несколько are used with different grammatical cases depending whether the object is countable or not: With genitive plural with countables and genitive singular with non-countables.

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