верста

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*wert-
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верста́ (verstáf inan

  1. (dated) verst (unit of length equal to 1,066.8 m), used in many expressions
    За версту видно (слышно, пахнет)
    Za verstú vídno (slýšno, páxnet)
    One can see (hear, smell) (from) a mile away
    обходить за версту idiom - avoid like a leper
  2. (colloquial) kilometre

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