Russian indefinite pronoun kakoj-libo: non-standart usage and changes in the semantics
The paper deals with meaning and use of an indefinite pronoun kakojlibo
‘any/some’ in the modern Russian language. Research based on corpus data
revealed non-standard usage of the pronoun kakoj-libo ‘any/some’. The paper describes
main types of the deviations and evaluates their pragmatic and semantic effect. Finally,
tendencies of the change in semantics and use of these pronouns are characterized.