pred

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

pred (plural preds)

  1. (informal, among vorarephiles) A predator.
    • 2001, "Xip", FUR:Shasta! (on newsgroup fur.artwork.erotica)
      Non-consentual[sic] is the easy one, eating somebody whether they like it or not, killing them is not necessarily a requirement, and in fact their squirming on the way down may be pleasure to the pred.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *perdъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

prȅd (Cyrillic spelling пре̏д)

  1. (with accusative) in front of, to the front of (with change of position, answering the question kùda)
    s(j)edni preda me — sit in front of me
  2. (with accusative) just before, shortly before (of occurrence, answering the question kȁd)
    pred rat — just before the war
  3. (with instrumental) before, in front of (without change of position, answering the question gdjȅ/gdȅ)
    s(j)edim pred kućom — I'm sitting in front of the house
  4. (with instrumental, figuratively) in face of, facing

Usage notes[edit]

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

prȅda me
prȅda te
prȅda se
prȅda nj
prȅda mnōm

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *perdъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pred

  1. (with accusative) before, in front of (motion to)
  2. (with locative) before, in front of (stationary)
  3. (with locative) before, previous to (in time)