повести

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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 бровямиpovesti brovjamito raise one's brows; lift one's eyebrows
    он и бровью/ухом не повёлon i brovʹju/uxom ne povjól≈ he did not turn a hair; he did not bat an eyelid
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  • IPA(key): [ˈpovʲɪsʲtʲɪ]

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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