лето

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See also: љето

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

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лето (leton

  1. summer, summertime
  2. (archaic) year

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom. Cognate with Ukrainian літо (lito), Belarusian слецiць (sljecicʹ, to warm), слетный (sljetnyj, warmish), Bulgarian лято (ljato), Serbo-Croatian лето, љето, Slovene poletje, Czech léto, Slovak leto, Polish lato, and Upper and Lower Sorbian lěto. Possibly also cognate with Old Gutnish spring and dialectal Swedish låding, låing (spring), i lådigs (last spring) (from Proto-Germanic *lēþ-), and with Irish (day). In addition, лѣто (lěto) may be related to Old Church Slavonic лѣѭ (lějǫ, to pour), which is cognate with Lithuanian and Latvian lietus (rain). Possibly also related to Latin laetus (rich, fertile, excellent).

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ле́то (léton inan (genitive ле́та, nominative plural лета́, genitive plural лет)

  1. summer
    ле́том‎ ― létomin summer; in the summer
    на ле́то‎ ― na létofor the summer
    про́шлое ле́то‎ ― próšloje létolast summer
  2. pl: years, age, summers
    пять лет тому́ наза́д‎ ― pjatʹ let tomú nazádfive years ago
    Он в лета́х‎ ― On v letáxHe is elderly.
    Ско́лько вам лет?‎ ― Skólʹko vam let?How old are you?

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lêto/
  • Hyphenation: ле‧то

Noun[edit]

ле̏то n (Latin spelling lȅto)

  1. summer, summertime
  2. (archaic) year

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Seasons in Serbo-Croatian · godišnja doba / годишња доба (layout · text)
spring:
proleće, proljeće, proliće
пролеће, прољеће
summer:
leto, ljeto
лето, љето
autumn:
jesen
јесен
winter:
zima
зима