See also: sto, stó, stò, -sto, -stö, and 'sto

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • štȁ (interrogative pronoun only)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *čьto (what), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, compare *kʷis; compare Chakavian Serbo-Croatian čȁ (what) (from Proto-Slavic *čь).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

štȍ (Cyrillic spelling што̏)

  1. why (short for zȁšto)
  2. (in comparisons) the, as
    što ranije to boljethe sooner the better
    što bržeas quickly as possible

PronounEdit

štȍ (Cyrillic spelling што̏)

  1. (Croatia, interrogative) what
    Što ćeš mi učiniti?What are you going to do to me?
  2. (relative) that, what, which
    Ako je to točno, mora biti da znaš nešto što ja ne znam.If that is correct, it must be that you know something that I don't.
  3. (Kajkavian, interrogative) who
    Što je to?Who is that?


DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (Kajkavian) kaj
  • (Chakavian) ča