надо

See also: надо-

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnadə]
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  • Rhymes: -adə

Etymology 1Edit

From Old East Slavic надъ (nadŭ), надо (nado), from Proto-Slavic *nadъ

PrepositionEdit

на́до (nádo) (+ instrumental case)

  1. (variant of над (nad) before words beginning with certain awkward consonant clusters such as мн-) above, over
    на́до мнойnádo mnojabove me

Etymology 2Edit

From Old East Slavic надо (nado), надобѣ (nadobě), from dative/locative singular of надоба (nadoba), from Proto-Slavic *nadoba, from *na- +‎ *doba.

PredicativeEdit

на́до (nádo)

  1. (one) must, (it is) necessary
  2. one needs, one wants, one has to
    Мне на́до уйти́.Mne nádo ujtí.I have to leave.
    Так ему́ и на́до!Tak jemú i nádo!He deserves it!
    на́до быnádo by(one) ought to

Usage notesEdit

The word combination, не на́до, is used in combination with imperfective infinitive verbs. For example,

Не на́до печа́литься.Ne nádo pečálitʹsja.There is no need to be sad.
Не на́до держа́ть отве́т.Ne nádo deržátʹ otvét.There is no need to answer.
Не на́до бы́ло пуга́ть бе́лок.Ne nádo býlo pugátʹ bélok.There was no need to scare the squirrels.

ReferencesEdit


Tundra NenetsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *nataw.

NounEdit

надо (nado)

  1. brother-in-law
  2. cousin