људи

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ljudъ (people, men), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-.

Noun[edit]

љу̑ди m (Latin spelling ljȗdi) (singular: чо̏вјек / чо̏век)

  1. people, men
    Два човјека су ишла цестом — Two men walked down the street.
    Пет људи је ишло цестом. — Five people walked down the street.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This plural form takes suppletive stem in the singular, as can be seen in the declension table. Old dual forms have been preserved in the counting for 2, 3, 4 (also in 11, 12, 13, 14 etc.) which bind plural form of чо̏вјек / чо̏век.