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Etymology edit

Perhaps from мета́ть (metátʹ) +‎ -ну́ть (-nútʹ).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

метну́ть (metnútʹpf (imperfective мета́ть)

  1. to throw, to cast, to fling
    метну́ть дискmetnútʹ diskto throw the discus
    метну́ть копьёmetnútʹ kopʹjóto throw the javelin
    метну́ть жре́бийmetnútʹ žrébijcast lots

Usage notes edit

A rare and awkward past passive participle мётнутый (mjótnutyj) is occasionally found.

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