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Skinny in Russian 🇷🇺

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skinny тощий
How to say “skinny” in Russian? “Тощий”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “тощий” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on skinny in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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тощий info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Visualize an extremely thin person. The word "тощий" sounds phonetically close to the English word “toshi” which might remind you of someone named Toshi who is very thin.
2. Create an association: Think "To oSHIrveyor" ("тощий" as someone who can't eat much due to being too thin).

– "Тощий" (toschiy) is an adjective used to describe someone or something that is very thin, undernourished, or emaciated.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Худой (hudoy) – thin, skinny
– Истощённый (istoščyónnyy) – emaciated
– Щуплый (щuply) – scrawny

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In some contexts, especially informal ones, "тощий" can carry a somewhat negative connotation, implying weakness or lack of muscle.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Э́тот то́щий па́рень едва́ стои́т на нога́х. (Étot tóshchiy páren' yedvá stoít na nogakh.)
– This skinny guy can barely stand on his legs.

2. Он всегда был таким тощим, даже когда был подростком. (On vsegdá byl takím tóshchim, dázhe kogdá byl podrostkom.)
– He was always so skinny, even when he was a teenager.

3. После болезни он стал очень тощий. (Pósle bolézni on stal óchen' tóshchiy.)
– He became very skinny after the illness.

4. У него тощая собака. (U névo tóshchaya sobáka.)
– He has a skinny dog.

Romanized characters:
– тощий: toshchiy
– худой: hudoy
– истощённый: istoščyónnyy
– щуплый: shchúply

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