умець

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See also: ўмець

Belarusian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognates include Russian уме́ть (umétʹ), Ukrainian уміти (umíty) and Polish umieć.

Verb[edit]

уме́ць (umjécʹ) (imperfective, perfective суме́ць)

  1. to be able, can, to know how

Usage notes[edit]

  • The forms уме́ць (umjécʹ) and ўмець (ŭmjecʹ) are allomorphs of one another: they're the same word used in different phonetic environments. уме́ць (umjécʹ) is used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause, ўмець (ŭmjecʹ) is used after vowels.

Conjugation[edit]