свѣтъ

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *světъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine). Compare Sanskrit श्वेत (śvetá, white, bright), Old English hwīt (English white).

Noun[edit]

свѣтъ (světŭm

  1. light
  2. world

Russian[edit]

Noun[edit]

свѣ́тъ (svě́tm inan (genitive свѣ́та)

  1. (obsolete) Pre-1918 spelling of свет (svet).