лето

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

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лето (leton

  1. summer, summertime
  2. (archaic) year

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom. Cognate with Ukrainian літо (lito), Belarusian слецiць (sljecicʹ, to warm), слетный (sljetnyj, warmish), Bulgarian лято (ljato), Serbo-Croatian лето, љето, Slovene poletje, Czech léto, Slovak lеtо, Polish lаtо, and Upper and Lower Sorbian lěto. Possibly also cognate with Old Gutnish laþigs (spring) and dialectal Swedish låding, låing (spring), i lådigs (last spring) (from Proto-Germanic *lēþ-), and with Irish (day). In addition, лѣто (lěto) may be related to Old Church Slavonic лѣѭ (lějǫ, to pour), which is cognate with Lithuanian and Latvian lietus (rain). Possibly also related to Latin laetus (rich, fertile, excellent).

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Noun[edit]

ле́то (léton

  1. summer
    ле́томlétom ― in summer; in the summer
    на ле́тоna léto ― for the summer
    про́шлое ле́тоpróšloje léto ― last summer
  2. pl: years, age, summers
    пять лет тому́ наза́дpjatʹ let tomú nazád ― five years ago
    Он в лета́хOn v letáx ― He is elderly.
    Ско́лько вам лет?Skólʹko vam let? ― How old are you?

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lêto/
  • Hyphenation: ле‧то

Noun[edit]

ле̏то n (Latin spelling lȅto)

  1. summer, summertime
  2. (archaic) year

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