вить

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Mansi[edit]

Noun[edit]

вить ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *viti

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

вить ‎(vitʹimpf ‎(perfective свить)

  1. to wind
  2. to twist, to weave
    вить вено́к‎ ― vitʹ venók ― to weave a garland
    вить гнездо́‎ ― vitʹ gnezdó ― to build / make a nests; (figuratively) to put down roots in some place, to settle down in some place
    вить верёвки из кого́-ли́бо разг(idiomatic)vitʹ verjóvki iz kovó-líbo razg ― to turn / twist smb. round one's little finger

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

Related terms[edit]