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  • (alternative infinitive): stȉći


From Proto-Slavic *stignǫti. Compare stàza.


  • IPA(key): /stîɡnuti/
  • Hyphenation: sti‧gnu‧ti


stȉgnuti pf (Cyrillic spelling сти̏гнути)

  1. (intransitive) to arrive, reach (to a destination or a goal)
  2. (transitive) to catch up, overtake, gain on (someone who is ahead)
  3. (intransitive) have the time, get the time, can, be able to (to do something one ought to do)
    Ne mogu baš sada, ali ću ti pomoći čim stignem!I can't right now, but I will help you when I have the time!
  4. (intransitive, by extension) to make it in time, to have time to finish or do something, to manage to do something in time
    Ne mislim da ćemo stići sve obaviti na vrijeme.I don't think we'll manage to do all the work in time.
  5. (intransitive, archaic) catch up with one (illness or misfortune)


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