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нельзя

very often used word (#260)

Translation

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  • 1.
    it is impossible, one cannot, there is no, there is no way, cannot, it is not allowed, is prohibited, you may not, you must not, one should not, one ought not, you should not, you ought not, should not, ought not

    it is impossible

    Also: one cannot, there is no, there is no way, cannot, it is not allowed, is prohibited, you may not, you must not, one should not, one ought not, you should not, you ought not, should not, ought not

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Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

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