лето

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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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Russian[edit]

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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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Noun[edit]

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

  1. summer
    ле́том‎ ― létom ― in summer; in the summer
    на ле́то‎ ― na léto ― for the summer
    про́шлое ле́то‎ ― próšloje léto ― last summer
  2. pl: years, age, summers
    пять лет тому́ наза́д‎ ― pjatʹ let tomú nazád ― five years ago
    Он в лета́х‎ ― On v letáx ― He is elderly.
    Ско́лько вам лет?‎ ― Skólʹko vam let? ― How old are you?

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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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