ѣсть

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Russian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ѣсть ‎(jěstʹimpf

  1. (obsolete) Pre-1918 spelling of есть ‎(jestʹ): to eat.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Before 1918 the modern Russian term есть ‎(jestʹ) was written in two ways - 1. есть ‎(jestʹ) (present indicative of the verb быть ‎(bytʹ, to be) and 2. ѣсть ‎(jěstʹ, to eat).