нечего

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnʲet͡ɕɪvə] (phonetic respelling: не́чево)
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PronounEdit

не́чего (néčevo)

  1. there is nothing to (negative genitive of что (što))
    мне не́чего де́латьmne néčevo délatʹthere is nothing for me to do.
  2. there is no need, (one) need not, (it is) no use
    не́чего жа́ловатьсяnéčevo žálovatʹsjastop complaining (literally, “it is no use complaining”)

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Usage notesEdit

  • The preceding noun or pronoun is in the dative case; the verb that follows is in the infinitive.
  • Prepositions are inserted between не (ne) and the form of что (što): не́ для чего, не́ к чему, не́ с чем.