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Polysemy: Russian kogda 'when (temrporal conjunction)' — 'if, whether'

  • Example for the meaning A: Когда я был в Париже, видел Эйфелеву башню. 'When I was in Paris, I saw the Tower of Eiffel'
  • Example for the meaning B: Я выбрал бы другую, когда б я был, как ты, поэт (А.С.Пушкин) 'If I were a poet, like you, I would have chosen the other one (A.S. Pushkin)'
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Cognates: German wann 'when' German wenn 'if, when (rel.)'

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