повести

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Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

по- (po-) +‎ вести́ (vestí)

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повести́ (povestípf (imperfective вести́)

  1. to lead, to conduct, to direct, to drive
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повести́ (povestípf (imperfective поводи́ть)

  1. to move
    повести бровя́миpovesti brovjámito raise one's brows; lift one's eyebrows
    он и бро́вью/у́хом не повёлon i bróvʹju/úxom ne povjól≈ he did not turn a hair; he did not bat an eyelid
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

по́вести (póvestif inan, f inan pl

  1. genitive singular of по́весть (póvestʹ)
  2. dative singular of по́весть (póvestʹ)
  3. prepositional singular of по́весть (póvestʹ)
  4. nominative plural of по́весть (póvestʹ)
  5. accusative plural of по́весть (póvestʹ)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pǒʋesti/
  • Hyphenation: по‧ве‧сти

Verb[edit]

по̀вести pf (Latin spelling pòvesti)

  1. (transitive) to lead
  2. (transitive) to initiate, begin
  3. (intransitive) to take the lead
  4. (reflexive) to go along with, imitate

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