Bulgarian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [nɛ]
  • Never stressed.

Suffix

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-не (-ne)

  1. verbal noun suffix: appended to stems of verbs to form the verbal noun, akin to the gerund in English
    хо́дя (hódja) + ‎-не (-ne) → ‎хо́дене (hódene)
    ям (jam) + ‎-не (-ne) → ‎я́дене (jádene)
    адмири́рам (admiríram) + ‎-не (-ne) → ‎адмири́ране (admirírane)

Usage notes

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  • Only used on imperfective verbs; perfective verbs have no verbal nouns.
  • The plural is virtually always -ния (-nija), but can sometimes be -нета (-neta) for some verbs, in which case taking on a colloquial tone.

Declension

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Macedonian

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Pronunciation

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Suffix

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-не (-ne)

  1. the definite article "the" in its distal plural form, male and female gender.
    Авионине летаат високо.
    Avionine letaat visoko.
    Those aeroplanes (over there) are flying high.
    Затвори ги прозорцине
    Zatvori gi prozorcine
    Close those windows (over there).
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Suffix

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-не (-ne)

  1. Appended to verbs to create other verbs.
    вика (vika) + ‎-не (-ne) → ‎викне (vikne)
    седи (sedi) + ‎-не (-ne) → ‎седне (sedne)
    тропа (tropa) + ‎-не (-ne) → ‎тропне (tropne)

Derived terms

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