писати

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pьsati, *pisati, from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ- (to paint, draw). Compare Slovene pisati, Macedonian пишува (pišuva), Bulgarian пиша (piša), Polish pisać.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pǐːsati/
  • Hyphenation: пи‧са‧ти

Verb[edit]

пи́сати impf (Latin spelling písati)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to write (to form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate)
  2. (transitive) to write (to compose a text for written or printed reproduction or publication)
  3. (intransitive) to write (to engage in written conversation)
  4. (intransitive) to write (to be an author)
  5. (transitive) to write, to take (to fill in a written exam)
  6. to say, to state (to indicate in a written form)
    Новине пишу нешто сасвим друго.
    The newspapers say something entirely different.
  7. (impersonal) to say, to state, to read (to be stated in a written form)
    На њиховој wеб страници пише да је уређај састављен од врхунских компонената.
    Their website says that the device is built of top-tier quality components.
    На етикети јасно пише за што је уређај намијењен.
    The label clearly states what the device is designed for.

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic пьсати (pĭsati), писати (pisati), from Proto-Slavic *pьsati, *pisati. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [peˈsɑte]

Verb[edit]

писа́ти (pysátyimpf (perfective написа́ти)

  1. (transitive) to write
  2. (transitive) to send written information to, to notify, to text
  3. (transitive) to create text in written form
  4. (transitive, intransitive) to be the author (of a book, article, poem, etc.)
  5. (transitive) to draw (an art piece)
  6. (transitive, dated) to give someone or something a name (in a document)
  7. (transitive, obsolete) to bequeath
  8. (transitive, obsolete) to decorate (with ornament)

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References[edit]

  • Melʹnyčuk O. S., editor (2003), “писати”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume IV, Kiev: Naukova Dumka, page 375
  • писати in Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka