живети

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic (compare Slovene živeti, Bulgarian живея (živéja), Old Church Slavonic жити (žiti)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live). Cognate to Lithuanian gyventi, Sanskrit जीवति (jīvati), Latin vīvō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒǐːʋeti/
  • Hyphenation: жи‧ве‧ти

Verb[edit]

жи́вети impf (Latin spelling žíveti)

  1. (intransitive) to live, exist, be alive
  2. (intransitive) to dwell, reside

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