жить

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Noun[edit]

жить (žitĭf

  1. life

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žiti (compare Belarusian жыць (žyc’), Ukrainian жити (žýty), Old Church Slavonic жити (žiti)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live). Cognate to Lithuanian gyventi, Sanskrit जीवति (jīvati), Latin vīvō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

жить (žitʹimpf (perfective пожи́ть)

  1. to live
  2. to reside

Conjugation[edit]

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