ніж

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *neže. Cogntates include Polish niż, Ukrainian ніж (niž), Russian не́же (néže) (archaic)

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ніж (niž)

  1. than
    Synonym: чым (čym)
    лепш по́зна, ніж ніко́ліljepš pózna, niž nikólibetter late than never

References[edit]

  • ніж” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nʲiʒ]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nožь.

Noun[edit]

ніж (nižm inan (genitive ножа́, nominative plural ножі́, genitive plural ножі́в, related adjective ножови́й)

  1. knife
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *neže. Cogntates include Polish niż, Belarusian ніж (niž), Russian не́же (néže) (archaic).

Alternative forms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ніж (niž)

  1. than
    Він зна́є украї́нську кра́ще, ніж росі́йську.Vin znáje ukrajínsʹku krášče, niž rosíjsʹku.He knows Ukrainian better than Russian.

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