Russian word of the day: Поголовно

Jan 04, 2019

поголо́вно

pa-ga-lóv-na

Adverb

all without exception

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Examples

  • Все сотру́дники оте́ля поголо́вно говоря́т как ми́нимум на ру́сском и англи́йском.

    fsye sat-rúd-nee-kee a-té-lya pa-ga-lóv-na ga-va-ryát kak mée-nee-mum na rús-kam ee ang-lées-kam

    All hotel employees without exception speak at least Russian and English.

  • Представи́тели оппози́ции почти́ поголо́вно проголосова́ли про́тив.

    preet-sta-vée-tee-lee a-pa-zée-tsee-ee pach-tée pa-ga-lóv-na pra-ga-la-sa-vá-lee pró-teef

    Almost all the representatives of the opposition voted against.

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Same stem words

голова́ [ga-la-vá] Noun
head
головокруже́ние [ga-la-va-kru-zhé-nee-ye] Noun
giddiness, dizziness; vertigo
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Related words and phrases

припоздни́ться [pree-pazd-nee-tsa] Verb
to be (a bit) late
плаче́вный [pla-chyév-nyî ] Adjective
sad, deplorable, pitiable, lamentable, mournful
продешеви́ть [pra-dee-shee-véet'] Verb
to sell too cheap
обрусе́ть [ab-ru-syét'] Verb
become russified / russianized
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