stajati

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *stojati, see stȁti.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stâjati/
  • Hyphenation: sta‧ja‧ti

Verb[edit]

stȁjati impf (Cyrillic spelling ста̏јати)

  1. (intransitive) to stop
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stǎjati/
  • Hyphenation: sta‧ja‧ti

Verb[edit]

stàjati impf (Cyrillic spelling ста̀јати)

  1. (intransitive) to stand still
  2. (intransitive) to stand on one's feet
  3. (by extension, intransitive, impersonal) to stand, stand to reason, hold (be currently, be valid or make sense)
    Ne slažem se s vama, ali stoji da je to problem za sve nas.I do not agree with you, but it does stand that it's a problem for all of us.
    Kako stvari stoje, oluja neće tako uskoro proći.As things stand, the storm won't pass so soon.
    Nikad nisam na to tako gledala, ali stoji!I never looked it at that way, but it makes sense!
  4. (intransitive) to cost
    Ova haljina stoji 200 kuna.This dress costs 200 kunas.
  5. (of clothing and accessories) to fit, suit (+ dative)
    Ta haljina ti loše stoji.That dress doesn't suit you very well.
  6. (intransitive, regional) to reside
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Related terms[edit]
  • stȃti impf (alternative infinitive)
Further reading[edit]
  • Josip Jedvaj, editor (1956-1958), “stàjati, stòjati, stòjim”, in Rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 16, Zagreb: JAZU, page 338