See also: вам and Вам

Bulgarian edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Proto-Slavic *-ovati.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [-vɐm] (unstressed in derived verbs)
  • (file)

Suffix edit

-вам (-vamimpf

  1. Forms an imperfective partner verb, with the same meaning, from a perfective verb.
    запозна́я (zapoznája) + ‎-вам (-vam) → ‎запозна́вам (zapoznávam, to acquaint)
    опи́там (opítam) + ‎-вам (-vam) → ‎опи́твам (opítvam, to attempt)

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Alexander, Ronelle, Mladenova, Olga M. (1998) Intensive Bulgarian: A Textbook and Reference Grammar[1], volume 2, University of Wisconsin Press, →ISBN, page 58