везти

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vezti, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin vehō, Sanskrit वहति (vahati), Old English wegan (English weigh).

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везти́ (veztíimpf (perfective повезти́)

  1. to convey, to carry (by vehicle), to deliver, to transport
    Synonym: транспорти́ровать (transportírovatʹ)
  2. (impersonal) to be lucky, to have luck, to work out for, to succeed, to be successful [+dative]
    Synonym: уда́чливый (udáčlivyj, lucky)
    Па́ше и Са́ше не везёт сего́дняPáše i Sáše ne vezjót sevódnjaPasha and Sasha are having no luck today.
    дурака́м всегда́ везётdurakám vsegdá vezjótfools are always lucky
    Perfective: повезти́ (poveztí)

Usage notes[edit]

везти́ (veztí) is a concrete verb. Its counterpart, вози́ть (vozítʹ), is an abstract verb.

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imperfective

perfective

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(conveying)

(luck)


Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vezti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

везти́ (veztýimpf (perfective повезти́)

  1. to carry (by vehicle), to transport, to haul

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