летіти

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic летѣти (letěti), from Proto-Slavic *letěti. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lēk- (to hop).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɫeˈtʲite]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

леті́ти (letítyimpf (perfective полеті́ти) (intransitive)

  1. to fly
  2. to fall
  3. (figurative) to hasten
  4. (figurative) to pass, to go by (of time)
  5. (figurative) to be carried back (of thoughts, feelings etc.)

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References[edit]

  • Melʹnyčuk O. S., editor (1989) , “летіти”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume III, Kyjiv: Naukova Dumka, page 226
  • летіти in Bilodid, I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
  • летіти in Horox (slovozmina)
  • летіти in Slovnyk - portal ukrajinsʹkoji movy ta kulʹtury