че

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Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

че ‎(če)

  1. (used to introduce a clause that is the subject of a verb) that (or is omitted)
    Че каза "не", не е изненадващо.‎ ― Če kaza "ne", ne e iznenadvašto. ― That he said no is not surprising.
    Не е изненадващо, че каза "не".‎ ― Ne e iznenadvašto, če kaza "ne". ― It's not surprising (that) he said no.
    Че още никой не е дошъл, е странно.‎ ― Če ošte nikoj ne e došǎl, e stranno. ― That nobody has come yet is strange.
    Странно е, че още никой не е дошъл.‎ ― Stranno e, če ošte nikoj ne e došǎl. ― It's strange (that) nobody has come yet.
  2. (used to introduce a clause that is the object of a verb) that (or is omitted)
    Той каза, че ще дойде.‎ ― Toj kaza, če šte dojde. ― He said (that) he would come.
    Видях, че тръгнаха към реката.‎ ― Vidjah, če trǎgnaha kǎm rekata. ― I saw (that) they headed for the river.
    Чух, че ще се женят.‎ ― Čuh, če šte se ženjat. ― I heard (that) they were getting married.
  3. (used to introduce a clause that completes or explains the meaning of a previous noun or adjective) that (or is omitted)
    Мисълта, че повече няма да го види, беше непоносима.‎ ― Misǎlta, če poveče njama da go vidi, beše neponosima. ― The thought (that) she would never see him again was unbearable.
    Фактът, че е по-стар от мен, е без значение.‎ ― Faktǎt, če e po-star ot men, e bez značenie. ― The fact (that) he's older than me is not relevant.
    Сигурен съм, че е вярно.‎ ― Siguren sǎm, če e vjarno. ― I am certain that it is true.
    Не се съмнявам, че ще го стори.‎ ― Ne se sǎmnjavam, če šte go stori. ― I don’t doubt that he will do it.
  4. used to introduce a clause that indicates an action taken by the main verb's direct object, translated with the present participle or the bare infinitive
    Видях я, че плаче.‎ ― Vidjah ja, če plače. ― I saw her crying.
    Видях го, че влиза в сградата.‎ ― Vidjah go, če vliza v sgradata. ― I saw him enter the building.
  5. (colloquial, used to introduce the reason for something) because, for
    Може да закъснея, че имаме гости.‎ ― Može da zakǎsneja, če imame gosti. ― I might be late because we are having guests.
  6. (used to express a result) that (or is omitted)
    Беше толкова уморена, че не можеше да мисли ясно.‎ ― Beše tolkova umorena, če ne možeše da misli jasno. ― She was so tired (that) she couldn't think straight.
    Толкова бързаше, че забрави да си вземе шапката.‎ ― Tolkova bǎrzaše, če zabravi da si vzeme šapkata. ― He was in such a rush (that) he forgot to take his hat.
  7. (dated, used to join sentences or sentence fragments in chronological order) and
    Заплака, зарида, че на майка си продума.‎ ― Zaplaka, zarida, če na majka si produma. ― He started crying, he started weeping and then he spoke to his mother.
  8. (colloquial, used to introduce the next part of a story) so, and then
    Изтървах я и тя се счупи. Че като се разкряска, не можеш да си представиш!‎ ― Iztǎrvah ja i tja se sčupi. Če kato se razkrjaska, ne možeš da si predstaviš! ― I dropped and it broke. So/And then you should have heard her shout!
  9. or (else), otherwise
    Бързай, че ще закъснееш.‎ ― Bǎrzaj, če šte zakǎsneeš. ― Hurry up or you’ll be late.
    Внимавай, че ще си изпатиш!‎ ― Vnimavaj, če šte si izpatiš! ― Watch out/take care or else!
  10. (used to express surprise) why
    Че тъкмо тази книга ми трябва.‎ ― Če tǎkmo tazi kniga mi trjabva. ― Why, this is the very book I want.

Derived terms[edit]

Particle[edit]

че ‎(če)

  1. (used in exclamations for emphasis) what
    Ей че гуляй му ударихме!‎ ― Ej če guljaj mu udarihme! ― What a feast we had!
    Че песни, че танци, че какво ли не.‎ ― Če pesni, če tanci, če kakvo li ne. ― There was singing and dancing and what not.
  2. used in imperative sentences for emphasis
    Че покажи му къщата!‎ ― Če pokaži mu kǎštata! ― Show him the house!
  3. used to emphasize agreement with someone/something
    Че хубава е, защо не я вземеш?‎ ― Če hubava e, zašto ne ja vzemeš? ― It really is nice, why don't you take it?
  4. even if
    Че и да съм ходил, защо трябва да ти казвам?‎ ― Če i da sǎm hodil, zašto trjabva da ti kazvam? ― Even if I've been there, why do I have to tell you?

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

че ‎(čen inan ‎(indeclinable)

  1. The Cyrillic letter Ч, ч.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

че ‎(čo)

  1. Alternative spelling of чё ‎(čo)