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Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
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Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of ĕsă, from Proto-Malayic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *əsa, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *əsa.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of se

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Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • сэ (Moldavian Cyrillic spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin .

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

  1. Forms the subjunctive mood.
    1. to
      Vreau dorm puțin.
      I want to sleep a little bit.
      Trebuie mănânc ceva.
      I need to eat something.
    2. (cohortative with subjunctive verbs in first person) let's
      vedem ce fac George și Rodica!
      Let's see what George and Rodica are doing!
    3. (informal) Used with the word o before and subjunctive verbs to form the future tense.
      O cumpăr o jucărie pentru copil.
      I'm going to buy a toy for the child.
    4. (obsolete) if

Usage notes[edit]

The formal way to form the future tense is to use vrea/voi as an auxiliary verb with an infinitive.

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