почти

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Russian почти́ (počtí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

почти́ (počtí) (no comparative)

  1. almost, nearly

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɐt͡ɕˈtʲi]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Imperative of поче́сть (počéstʹ, count, consider), literally ‘consider it so’ when something is almost true.

Adverb[edit]

почти́ (počtí)

  1. almost, nearly

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “почти”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

почти́ (počtí)

  1. second-person singular imperative perfective of поче́сть (počéstʹ)
  2. second-person singular imperative perfective of почти́ть (počtítʹ)