нечего

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

не́чего (néčevo)

  1. there is nothing to (negative genitive of что (što))
    мне не́чего де́латьmne néčevo délatʹthere is nothing for me to do.
  2. there is no need, (one) need not, (it is) no use
    не́чего жа́ловатьсяnéčevo žálovatʹsjastop complaining (literally, “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.