спасти

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic съпасти ‎(sŭpasti), ultimately from Proto-Slavic *sъ(n) + *pasti ‎(to pasture, herd).

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спасти́ ‎(spastípf ‎(imperfective спаса́ть)

  1. save, rescue
    • 1886, Anton Chekhov, "The Chorus Girl":
      А ме́жду тем есть сре́дство спасти́ его́ и нас от нищеты́ и позо́ра.
      A méždu tem jestʹ srédstvo spastí jevó i nas ot niščetý i pozóra.
      And yet there is a chance of saving him and us from destitution and disgrace.
  2. salvage

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  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “спасти”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

с- +‎ пасти

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spâsti/
  • Hyphenation: спа‧сти

Verb[edit]

спа̏сти ‎(Latin spelling spȁsti)

  1. (intransitive) to fall down
  2. (intransitive) to decline
  3. (intransitive) to be reduced to, be lowered or debased
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spâːsti/
  • Hyphenation: спа‧сти

Verb[edit]

спа̑сти ‎(Latin spelling spȃsti)

  1. (Bosnia, Serbia, transitive) to save, salvage, rescue
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