привет

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Etymology[edit]

From the noun вет, from Proto-Slavic *věti̯o. Compare Old Russian вѣтъ ("advice, agreement") and Old Church Slavonic вѣтъ ("decision, willpower, advice"), from which Russian навет, "slander"; извет, "denunciation"; ответ, "answer,"; обет, "pledge"; совет, "advice"; вече, "debatable"; and ответить, "to reply," are also derived. Cognates include Lithuatian vaitenù, "to judge"; Avestan vaēθ-, "to establish a judicial investigation"; Avestan vaēθa, "legal opinion"; and Polish witać, "to welcome."

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Interjection[edit]

приве́т (privét)

  1. (informal) hello

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Noun[edit]

приве́т (privétm inan (genitive приве́та, nominative plural приве́ты)

  1. a greeting, a hello

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