везти

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vesti, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin veho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

везти́ (veztíimpf (perfective повезти́), свезти (svezti) (sveztí) pf. (concrete)

  1. to convey, to carry (by vehicle), to deliver, to transport
  2. (impersonal verb) to be lucky, have luck, work out for, succeed, be successful (+ dative case), pf. - повезти (povezti) (poveztí)
    Па́ше и Са́ше не везёт сего́дняPáše i Sáše ne vezjót sevódnja — Pasha and Sasha are having no luck today.
    дурака́м всегда́ везётdurakám vsegdá vezjót — fools are always lucky

Usage notes[edit]

Везти is a concrete verb. Its counterpart, возить, is an abstract verb.

Conjugation[edit]

impersonal:

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

(conveying)

(luck)