вить

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Mansi[edit]

Noun[edit]

вить (vitʹ)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Linguistica Uralica (1998), volume 34, number 2, page 98: манс. вить 'вода'

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic вити (viti), from Proto-Slavic *vī́tī, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁y-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

вить (vitʹimpf (perfective свить)

  1. to wind
  2. to twist, to weave
    вить вено́кvitʹ venókto weave a garland
    вить гнездо́vitʹ gnezdóto build / make a nest; (figuratively) to put down roots in some place, to settle down in some place
    вить верёвки из кого́-либо (idiomatic)vitʹ verjóvki iz kovó-liboto turn / twist smb. round one's little finger

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

Related terms[edit]


Udmurt[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *witte.

Numeral[edit]

вить (vitʹ)

  1. five