See also: само-

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MacedonianEdit

AdverbEdit

само ‎(samo)

  1. only, just

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

само́ ‎(samón

  1. self, itself, neuter form of сам(sam)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From са̑м.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sâmo/
  • Hyphenation: са‧мо

ParticleEdit

са̏мо ‎(Latin spelling sȁmo)

  1. (denoting exclusivity) only, not more than, nothing else
    само разговарају‎ ― they are just talking
    она само учи‎ ― she does nothing but study
    не само да је л(иј)епа, него је и паметна‎ ― she's not only pretty, but she is also smart
    само један‎ ― only one
  2. connecting previously spoken text with what follows
    само, ипак сам забринут‎ ― it's just that, I'm a bit concerned
  3. just
    само корак до пропасти‎ ― just a step away from disaster
    чекај само‎ ― just wait
    зашто ли је само назвао?‎ ― just why did he call (her)?
  4. simply, uninterruptedly, out of its own
    с крова се само циједи‎ ― it's simply trickling from the root
  5. merely, solely
    улазница стоји само пет куна‎ ― the ticket costs merely five kunas
  6. (denoting encouragement) just
    наставите само тако!‎ ― just keeping doing it like that!
  7. (often ironically) just
    само реци, па ћеш видјети‎ ― just say it, and you'll see
  8. (to emphasize a prohibition, or something which the interlocutor doesn't want to hear)
    немој ми само рећи да све то ниси прије знао‎ ― don't just tell me you didn't know about it beforehand
  9. (to emphasize wonderment) how on earth, how the hell
    како ти само пада на памет тако што‎ ― how on earth did that occur to you
  10. (denoting a desire) just
    кад би само дошао!‎ ― if only you came!
  11. (denoting a condition to execute or allow an action) just]
    играј се, само ме пусти на миру!‎ ― keep playing, just leave me alone!
  12. (to emphasize wonderment in interrogative clauses) how on earth, just how
    како је само сазнао?‎ ― how on earth did he find out?
  13. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    (е) да је само...‎ ― if only
    да само знаш (чујеш, видиш)‎ ― if only you knew (heard, saw)
    само мало‎ ― just a little
    само нам је то требало‎ ― that is all we needed

ConjunctionEdit

са̏мо ‎(Latin spelling sȁmo)

  1. (denoting opposition or exclusion) just, but, only
    што волови мучу, само нек кола не шкрипе‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    дат ћу/даћу вам све, само без свађе!‎ ― I'll will get you everything, just don't get into a fight about it!
    ова хаљина је л(иј)епа, само је скупа‎ ― this dress is very nice, but it's too expensive
  2. (denoting limited intention) only to, merely to
    говорим само да говорим‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. (denoting an assumption of opposite outcome) if only
    ти учиш, само да не буде узалуд‎ ― you're studying, if only it were not in vain
  4. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    није само‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    није то само тако/не може то само тако‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    само што‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    само што не‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    само што нисам/само што није‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • само” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • само” in Hrvatski jezični portal