See also: НИИ and -ний

Bulgarian edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ний (nij) (personal)

  1. (regional, nonstandard or poetic) Alternative form of ние (nie) (the first-person plural pronoun in the nominative case, used as the subject of a verb); we
    Ний сме по-високи от теб.
    Nij sme po-visoki ot teb.
    We are taller than you.

Usage notes edit

Ний and вий are used in the Eastern Bulgarian dialects and are not considered standard. They can also be found in poetry (see quotations) where the number of syllables is important and these pronouns are one syllable shorter than their corresponding standard forms.

Quotations edit

Related terms edit

Eastern Mari edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Mari, from Proto-Uralic *ńijne.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ний (ńij)

  1. bast
    шӱштымӧ ний
    šüštymö ńij
    softened bast

Declension edit

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References edit

  • V. M. Vasiljev; Z. V. Uchaev (2003), “ний”, in Марийско-Русский словарь, Yoshkar-Ola, →ISBN
  • J. Bradley et al. (2023), “ний”, in The Mari Web Project: Mari-English Dictionary, University of Vienna