leteti

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *letěti.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lěteti/
  • Hyphenation: le‧te‧ti

Verb[edit]

lèteti impf (Cyrillic spelling лѐтети)

  1. (intransitive) to fly (of birds etc., or in an aircraft)
    ptica može let(j)eti — a bird can fly
    visoko let(j)eti — to fly high
    mrzim let(j)eti/da letim — I hate flying
    mora biti predivno let(j)eti nebom — it must be wonderful flying through the sky
    zašto se bojite let(j)eti/da letite? — why are you afraid of flying?
  2. (intransitive) to pass quickly (especially of time)
    vr(ij)eme leti — the time flies
  3. (intransitive) to rush, hurry
    letim s jednog kraja grada na drugi — I'm rushing from one corner of the city to another
  4. (intransitive) to be thrown in the air (stones etc.)
    kamenje je let(j)elo zrakom — stones were being thrown in the air

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References[edit]

  • leteti” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика (1990, Друго фототипско издање), Матица српска, Matica hrvatska (Нови Сад, Zagreb), volume 3, page 195

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛˈteːti/
  • Hyphenation: le‧té‧ti

Verb[edit]

letéti impf (first-person singular present letím, past active participle lêtel)

  1. to fly

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