hteti

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xъtěti, cognate with Russian хотеть (xotetʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xtêti/
  • Hyphenation: hte‧ti

Verb[edit]

htȅti (Cyrillic spelling хте̏ти) impf.

  1. (transitive) to wish, want, desire
    Ja hoću znati. (western dialects)
    Ja hoću da znam. (eastern dialects)
    I want to know.
    Neću znati. (western dialects)
    Neću da znam. (eastern dialects)
    I don't want to know.
  2. (intransitive, as an auxiliary verb) shall, will
    Ja ću raditi. (western dialects)
    Ja ću da radim. (eastern dialects)
    I will work.
  3. (reflexive, impersonal) to feel like
    Nije mi se ht(j)elo
    I didn't feel like

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