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Alternative forms[edit]

  • не́ча ‎(néča) (colloquial, non-standard)


  • IPA(key): [ˈnʲet͡ɕɪvə] (phonetic respelling: не́чево)
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не́чего ‎(néčevo)

  1. there is nothing to (negative genitive of что ‎(što))
    мне не́чего де́лать‎ ― mne néčevo délatʹ ― there is nothing for me to do.
  2. there is no need, (one) need not, (it is) no use
    не́чего жа́ловаться‎ ― néčevo žálovatʹsja ― stop complaining (lit. it is no use complaining )


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Usage notes[edit]

  • Put the noun or pronoun in the dative case and use the infinitive of a verb.
  • Prepositions are inserted between не ‎(ne) and and the form of что ‎(što): не́ для чего, не́ к чему, не́ с чем.