водить

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *voditi (to lead, conduct), iterative of *vesti (to lead, conduct), cognate of English wed and wage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vɐˈdʲitʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

води́ть (vodítʹimpf

  1. to lead, to conduct, to guide
  2. to drive
    Я не вожу́ автома́т.Ja ne vožú avtomát.I don't drive automatic.
  3. to move
  4. to breed

Usage notes[edit]

Водить is an abstract verb. Its counterpart, вести, is a concrete verb.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Kildin Sami: во̄дтэ (vōdte)

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