нету

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic нѣту (nětu) and нѣтъ (nětŭ). From older *не ѥ ту (it is not here), where ту (тут, also colloquial не́туть (nétutĭ)), was originally an ethical dative (-ть (-tĭ), dative -ти (-ti)).

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Predicative[edit]

не́ту (nétu)

  1. (proscribed, low colloquial) there is no, there are no (+ genitive)
    Измене́ний не́туIzmenénij nétuThere are no changes.
    У меня́ карандаше́й не́ту.U menjá karandašéj nétu.I have no pencils. (literally, “There are no pencils with me.”)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The nonstandard word нету is often proscribed in favor of нет (net).

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