kakav

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kakovъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǎkaːʋ/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧kav

Adjective[edit]

kàkāv (definite kàkvī, Cyrillic spelling ка̀ка̄в)

  1. (interrogative) what kind of
    Kakvi ti se filmovi sviđaju?What kind of movies do you like?
  2. (interrogative) any (kind of)
    Ima li kakvih novosti?Are there any news?
  3. (comparison, used with onakav) the kind, the type, the one like
    Htio bih kupiti auto kakav ima moj brat.I would like to buy the type of car my brother has.
  4. (intensifier) what (a)
    Kakav muškarac!What a man!
  5. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    Kakav otac takav sin.Like father like son.
    Kakav sam takav sam.I am who I am.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • kakav” in Hrvatski jezični portal