вести

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vezti.

Verb[edit]

вести ‎(vesti) ‎(1st person singular present везѫ)

  1. to carry (by vehicle)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vesti, which descends from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-.

Verb[edit]

вести ‎(vesti) ‎(1st person singular present ведѫ)

  1. to lead
  2. to conduct

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Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vesti.

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Verb[edit]

вести́ ‎(vestíimpf ‎(perfective повести́)

  1. to lead, to preside over, to chair
    вести́ заседа́ние — to preside over a meeting
    вести́ перегово́ры‎ ― vestí peregovóry ― to negotiate, to conduct negotiations
    вести́ себя́‎ ― vestí sebjá ― to behave like
    пло́хо себя́ вести́‎ ― plóxo sebjá vestí ― to behave poorly
    вести́ себя́ хорошо́‎ ― vestí sebjá xorošó ― to acquit oneself well
  2. to drive
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Вести́ is a concrete verb. Its counterpart, водить, is an abstract verb.

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imperfective

perfective

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Noun[edit]

ве́сти ‎(véstif inan, f inan pl

  1. genitive singular of весть(vestʹ)
  2. dative singular of весть(vestʹ)
  3. prepositional singular of весть(vestʹ)
  4. nominative plural of весть(vestʹ)
  5. accusative plural of весть(vestʹ)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ве́зати.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋêːsti/
  • Hyphenation: вес‧ти

Verb[edit]

ве̑сти impf ‎(Latin spelling vȇsti)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to embroider
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to stitch

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