уз

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Adyghe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

уз (wz)

  1. Alternative form of узы (wzə)

Declension[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vъz- (Russian воз- (voz-), Polish wz-). Cognate with Lithuanian .

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

уз (Latin spelling uz)

  1. (with accusative) up, upward
    ићи уз степенице ― to go upstairs
    уз брдо ― uphill
    уз р(иј)еку ― upriver
    пети/пењати се уз конопац ― to climb a rope
  2. (with accusative) next to, beside, by
    уз цесту ― next to the road
    уза саму границу ― on the very border
  3. (with accusative) with, along with (circumstances or conditions accompanying the action)
    уз см(иј)ех/плач ― while laughing/crying
    уз п(ј)есму ― while singing
    уз пиће ― while drinking, while having a drink
    п(ј)евати уз клавир ― to sing while the piano is playing
  4. (with accusative) in spite of, despite (=по̏ред)
    уза све то ― despite all that

Usage notes[edit]

The variant form uza is used before enclitics and consonants which would make it difficult to pronounce.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • уз” in Hrvatski jezični portal