плести

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *plesti, cognate with Bulgarian плета (pleta), Serbo-Croatian плести/plesti, Slovene plesti, Slovak pliesť. Non-Slavic cognates include German flechten, Latin plecto, Ancient Greek πλέκω (plékō, to plait).

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плести́ (plestíimpf (perfective сплести́ or заплести́)

  1. to braid, to plait
  2. to weave, to spin
  3. (colloquial) to lie

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imperfective

perfective


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *plesti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plêsti/
  • Hyphenation: пле‧сти

Verb[edit]

пле̏сти impf (Latin spelling plȅsti)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to plait
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to knit
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to braid
  4. (transitive, intransitive) to weave
  5. (transitive, intransitive) to entwine

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