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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *na.

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на- (na-)

  1. (used with verbs) onto, upon
    на- (na-) + ‎идти́ (idtí, to go) → ‎найти́ (najtí, to find, literally to come upon)
  2. (used with verbs) to repletion, to satiation, to the full, enough, too much
    на- (na-) + ‎пить (pitʹ, to drink) + ‎-ся (-sja, reflexive suffi) → ‎напи́ться (napítʹsja, to drink to the full; to quench one’s thirst; to get drunk)
  3. (used with verbs) a quantity of, a lot of
    на- (na-) + ‎купи́ть (kupítʹ, to buy) → ‎накупи́ть книг (nakupítʹ knig, to buy a quantity of books, a lot of books)

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