пред

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Bulgarian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

пред (pred)

  1. in front of, before

Macedonian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

пред (pred)

  1. before
    Пред смртта на мајка ти, живеевме на село.
    Before your mother's death, we lived in the countryside.
  2. ago
    Се вселивме пред две години.
    We moved in two years ago.
  3. in front of
    Има камион пред влезот од гаражата.
    There is a truck in front of the entrance to the garage.

Russian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

пред (pred, + instrumental case), предо (before awkward consonant clusters)

  1. in front of, before

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *perdъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

пре̏д (Latin spelling prȅd)

  1. (with accusative) in front of, to the front of (with change of position, answering the question ку̀да)
    с(ј)едни преда ме — sit in front of me
  2. (with accusative) just before, shortly before (of occurrence, answering the question ка̏д)
    пред рат — just before the war
  3. (with instrumental) before, in front of (without change of position, answering the question гдје̏/где̏)
    с(ј)едим пред кућом — I'm sitting in front of the house
  4. (with instrumental, figuratively) in face of, facing

Usage notes[edit]

The alternative form пре̏да occurs before the enclitic forms of the personal pronoun:

пре̏да ме
пре̏да те
пре̏да се
пре̏да њ
пре̏да мно̄м