летопись

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from летописец (letopisec, chronicler; chronicle), from лето (leto, year) +‎ писать (pisatʹ, write) +‎ -ец (-ec), calque of Greek χρονογράφος (chronográfos) [Šanskij].

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ле́топись (létopisʹf inan (genitive ле́тописи, nominative plural ле́тописи, genitive plural ле́тописей)

  1. annals, chronicle, record, fasti (a relation of events)

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References[edit]

  • Šanskij N. M., Žuravlev A. F., editors (2007), “летопись”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 10, Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 87