neki

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See also: nekî and neki-

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-nek +‎ -i

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛki]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ne‧ki

Pronoun[edit]

neki

  1. to him, to her, for him, for her
    Ezt a könyvet neki vettem. - I bought this book for her.
    Neki nincs testvére. - He doesn't have any siblings.
    Semmit se mondott neki. - She did not say anything to him.
    Virágot hozott neki. - He brought her flowers.

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Pipil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *nəki. Compare Classical Nahuatl nequi (to want)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Izalco) IPA(key): /ˈneki/
  • (Witzapan) IPA(key): /ˈneɣi/

Verb[edit]

-neki

  1. (transitive) to want
    Inte tiknekit ma puliwi ne Nawat, yajika timumachtiat
    We don't want Nawat to disappear, that's why we're learning (it)
  2. (transitive) to love
    Nimetzneki
    I love you
  3. (reflexive) to need, to be necessary
    Tejemet inte timunekit taja, tey titechchiwilijtuk
    We don't need you after what you did to us

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ne- +‎ Proto-Slavic *kъjь

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nêkiː/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧ki

Pronoun[edit]

nȅkī (Cyrillic spelling не̏кӣ)

  1. some
    neki ljudi čekajusome people are waiting
    u neku rukuin some way
    neko vr(ij)emefor some time
    pr(ij)e nekog vremenasome time ago
  2. (in the plural, without a noun, substantively) some (people), people
    neki to vole žestokosome like it hard
    neki su mi rekli da je dosadansome people told me that he's boring
  3. (with genitive) approximately, around
    nekih sat vremena sam čitao knjiguI was reading the book for around an hour
    nekih pola sataaround half an hour
    nekih 30 ljudiabout 30 people
  4. certain
    u nekoj m(j)erito a certain extent

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • neki” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Noun[edit]

neki

  1. throat