ради

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a Iranian borrowing; compare Old Persian 𐎼𐎠𐎮𐎹 (rādiy, on the account of).

Preposition[edit]

ради (radi)

  1. for the sake of
  2. because of

Descendants[edit]


Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ра́ди (rádi, + genitive case)

  1. for the sake of
    ради меня — for my sake
    ради детей — for the sake of the children

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *radi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /râdi/
  • Hyphenation: ра‧ди

Preposition[edit]

ра̏ди (Latin spelling rȁdi)

  1. (with genitive) for, because of, for the sake of
    ради мене — for my sake
    ради д(ј)еце — for the sake of the children
    ради тог(а) — because of that

Ukrainian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ра́ди (rády)

  1. genitive singular of ра́да (ráda)
  2. nominative plural of ра́да (ráda)
  3. accusative plural of ра́да (ráda)
  4. vocative plural of ра́да (ráda)