везти

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

везти́ ‎(veztíimpf ‎(perfective повезти́ or отвезти́ or свезти́)

  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 - повезти́ ‎(poveztí)
    Па́ше и Са́ше не везёт сего́дня‎ ― Páše i Sáše ne vezjót sevódnja ― Pasha and Sasha are having no luck today.
    дурака́м всегда́ везёт‎ ― durakám vsegdá vezjót ― fools are always lucky

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

impersonal:

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

Related terms[edit]

(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

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

везти and повезти are Ukrainian concrete verbs. Their counterparts, возити and повозити are abstract verbs.