letjeti

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *letěti.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lětjeti/
  • Hyphenation: le‧tje‧ti

Verb[edit]

lètjeti impf (Cyrillic spelling лѐтјети)

  1. (intransitive) to fly (of birds etc., or in an aircraft)
    ptica može let(j)etia bird can fly
    visoko let(j)etito fly high
    mrzim let(j)eti/da letimI hate flying
    mora biti predivno let(j)eti nebomit must be wonderful flying through the sky
    zašto se bojite let(j)eti/da letite?why are you afraid of flying?
  2. (intransitive) to pass quickly (especially of time)
    vr(ij)eme letithe time flies
  3. (intransitive) to rush, hurry
    letim s jednog kraja grada na drugiI'm rushing from one corner of the city to another
  4. (intransitive) to be thrown in the air (stones etc.)
    kamenje je let(j)elo zrakomstones were being thrown in the air

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References[edit]

  • letjeti” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика (1990, Друго фототипско издање), Матица српска, Matica hrvatska (Нови Сад, Zagreb), volume 3, page 195