što

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See also: sto, stó, stò, -sto, -stö, and 'sto

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • štȁ (interrogative pronoun only)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čьto (what), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, compare *kʷis; compare Čakavian čȁ (what) (from Proto-Slavic *čь).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

štȍ (Cyrillic spelling што̏)

  1. why (short for zȁšto)
  2. (in comparisons) the, as
    što ranije to boljethe sooner the better
    što bržeas quickly as possible

Pronoun[edit]

štȍ (Cyrillic spelling што̏)

  1. (Croatia, interrogative) what
    Što ćeš mi učiniti?What are you going to do to me?
  2. (relative) that, what, which
    Ako je to točno, mora biti da znaš nešto što ja ne znam.If that is correct, it must be that you know something that I don't.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Kajkavian) kaj
  • (Chakavian) ča