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AdygheEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

нет (net)

  1. intention
    Сэ синетыгъэр лӏыр сыукӏыныгъэрэп
    sinetəġăr ḷər səwč̣̍ənəġărăp
    My intention was not to kill the man.
    Нет сиӏэп шъузхэм ӏаеу сатегущыӏэнэу
    Net siʾăp ŝ°zxăm ʾāew sāteg°š̍əʾănăw
    I don't have any intention to talk badly about women.
    Нет сиӏ нэмазэ сышӏынэу
    Net siʾ nămāză səṣ̂ənăw
    I have intention to do prayer.

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic нѣту (nětu), Proto-Slavic *nětu, from *ne (not) + *e, short form of *estь (is) + *tu (there, here).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [nʲet]
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AdverbEdit

нет (net)

  1. no
    ещё нетješčó netnot yet

VerbEdit

нет (net) (impersonal verb)

  1. there is no, there are no (+ genitive)
    Здесь нет доро́г.
    Zdesʹ net doróg.
    There are no roads here.
    У меня́ нет книг.
    U menjá net knig.
    I have no books. (literally, “There are no books with me.”)
    Его́ нет.
    Jevó net.
    He’s not here. (literally, “There is no him [here].”)

Usage notesEdit

The past tense of нет (net) is не́ было (né bylo), and the future tense is не бу́дет (ne búdet).

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “нет”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “нет”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 570