іти

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ити (iti), from Proto-Slavic *jьti, from Proto-Indo-European. Compare Russian идти́ (idtí) and Belarusian ісці́ (iscí).

Verb[edit]

іти́ (itýimpf (perfective піти́)

  1. to go (by foot), to walk
  2. to go by, to pass (about time)
  3. to come out (about vapor, smoke)
  4. to go on, to proceed (about meeting)

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

іти and піти are Ukrainian concrete verbs. Their counterpart, ходити, is an abstract verb.

  • The forms іти́ (itý) and йти (jty) are used interchangeably and are considered the same word but are different in spelling and pronunciation. Like other Ukrainian words, words starting with "і" + consonant are used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause, words starting with "й" + consonant are used after vowels.