See also: velím

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

velim

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of volō
  2. I may wish, I may want, I would like

ReferencesEdit

  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • convince yourself of this; rest assured on this point: velim tibi ita persuadeas

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *velěti, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁- (to wish).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋěliːm/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lim

VerbEdit

vèlīm impf or pf (Cyrillic spelling вѐлӣм)

  1. (intransitive) to say, tell, state
    Kako se to veli na engleskom?How do you say that in English?

Usage notesEdit

This verb is defective and has no infinitive form. Hypothetically, it would be either *veliti or *veljeti/*veleti depending on the dialect. Some dictionaries mention it as such; however, it has never been attested in spoken language.

This verb is only used in the present and imperfect.[1]

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Речник српскога језика, Матица српска, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • velim” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • velim”, in Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 1, Друго фототипско издање edition, Нови Сад, Загреб: Матица српска, Матица хрватска, 1967–1976, published 1990, page 349