decât

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de ‎(of) +‎ cât ‎(how much)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

decât

  1. than
    Am văzut ieri un film mai interesant decât acesta.
    I saw a movie more interesting than this one yesterday.
    Radu este mai mare decât mine.
    Radu is older than me.
  2. (in negative constructions) only, just
    Nu aduci decât necazuri.
    You only bring trouble.

Usage notes[edit]

In the "only" sense, it is also used in positive constructions (aduci decât necazuri‎ ― same meaning as above), though this is nonstandard.

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