pri-

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See also: pri, PRI, při, při-, pří, and pří-

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *prei-; compare Latvian pie- (at, with, to), Proto-Slavic *pri-. From the preposition *prei, see priẽ for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /pʲrʲɪ/

Prefix[edit]

pri-, prì-

  1. indicates an action done to completion
    mùšti (beat)primùšti (beat up, kill)
    ver̃sti (topple)priver̃sti (force, impel)
  2. done to a (large) quantity, intensive action; done to satisfaction or boredom
    vìrti (cook)privìrti (cook a lot)
    skinti (pick)priskinti (pick a quantity of)
    válgyti (eat)priválgyti (eat one's fill)
  3. indicates a bringing together, approach, join
    eĩti (go)prieĩti (come across, reach, go up to)
    skambiñti (call)prisiskambiñti (get through)
    siū́ti (sew)prisiū́ti (sew on)
  4. an action from the outside inwards
    mýgti (press)primýgti (press down)
  5. done partially
    mir̃šti (forget)primir̃šti (forget a little)
    gèsti (go out)prigèsti (dim)

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pri-. Prefixed form of the preposition pri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

pri-

  1. Forms perfective verbs with the following meanings:
    1. (no change in meaning)
      pri- + ‎godīti (to occur) → ‎prigodīti (to occur)
    2. towards, approaching
      pri- + ‎letẹ́ti (to fly) → ‎priletẹ́ti (to fly up to)
    3. to add
      pri- + ‎líti (to pour) → ‎prilíti (to add by pouring)
    4. on, attached
      pri- + ‎lepīti (to stick) → ‎prilepīti (to stick on)
    5. to obtain by/through
      pri- + ‎beráčiti (to beg) → ‎priberáčiti (to obtain by begging)
    6. to a limited degree
      pri- + ‎rẹ́zati (to cut) → ‎prirẹ́zati (to clip, to trim)

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