trebati

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *terbati

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trêbati/
  • Hyphenation: tre‧ba‧ti

Verb[edit]

trȅbati impf (Cyrillic spelling тре̏бати)

  1. (transitive) to need, require
    Mislila sam da trebaš pomoć. ― I thought you might need help.
  2. (impersonal) to be necessary, one should
    Trebao bih o tome razgovarati s ocem ― I should discuss it with my father
    Jesi li siguran da bismo trebali raditi ovo? ― Are you sure we should be doing this?
    Nismo to trebali učiniti. ― We shouldn' t have done it.
  3. (impersonal) to be supposed to, to have to
    Samo mi trebaš v(j)erovati. ― You just have to trust me on it.
    Tko ga je trebao zaustaviti? ― Who was supposed to stop him?

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References[edit]

  • trebati” in Hrvatski jezični portal