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By no means in Russian 🇷🇺


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by no means никак
How to say “by no means” in Russian? “Никак”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “никак” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on by no means in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Russian word "никак":
– Associate “никак” with “no how” to remember it negates the ability to do something in any manner.
– It sounds similar to the English phrase "kinda not," helping to remember it means "by no means."

Explanations:
– "никак" is an adverb used to emphasize the impossibility or infeasibility of a situation or action.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "совсем не" (sovsem ne) – Not at all
– "ни в коем случае" (ni v koem sluchae) – Under no circumstances
– "ни как" (ni kak) – Not at all (with a slight difference in spelling and usage)

Alternate meanings (like slang):
– In different contexts, "никак" can be used to express surprise, disbelief, or frustration, similar to saying “How can it be?” or “No way” in English.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Он никак не мог понять, что происходит. (On nikak ne mog ponyat', chto proiskhodit.)
– He couldn’t understand what was happening by any means.
2. Мы никак не успеем на поезд. (My nikak ne uspeem na poyezd.)
– We absolutely won’t make it to the train.
3. Никак не могу найти ключи. (Nikak ne mogu nayti klyuchi.)
– I can’t find the keys at all.
4. Никак не ожидал, что ты придёшь. (Nikak ne ozhidal, chto ty pridyosh'.)
– I didn’t expect you to come at all.

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