trebati

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *terbati

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trêbati/
  • Hyphenation: tre‧ba‧ti

Verb[edit]

trȅbati impf (Cyrillic spelling тре̏бати)

  1. (transitive) to need, require
    Mislila sam da trebaš pomoć.I thought you might need help.
  2. (impersonal) to be necessary, one should
    Trebao bih o tome razgovarati s ocemI should discuss it with my father
    Jesi li siguran da bismo trebali raditi ovo?Are you sure we should be doing this?
    Nismo to trebali učiniti.We shouldn' t have done it.
  3. (impersonal) to be supposed to, to have to
    Samo mi trebaš v(j)erovati.You just have to trust me on it.
    Tko ga je trebao zaustaviti?Who was supposed to stop him?

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References[edit]

  • trebati” in Hrvatski jezični portal