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svet

See also: svět

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *svętъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwen- (holy).

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AdjectiveEdit

svȇt (definite svȇtī, comparative svetiji, Cyrillic spelling све̑т)

  1. holy, saint
  2. sanctified
  3. godly
  4. saintly
  5. inviolable
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *světъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine).

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NounEdit

svȇt m (Cyrillic spelling све̑т)

  1. world
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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *světъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine).

NounEdit

svet m (genitive singular sveta, nominative plural svety), declension pattern dub

  1. the world
  2. the cosmos, the universe, all there is
    stvorenie svetathe creation of the world
  3. our own planet, the Earth, the globe
    cesta okolo svetajourney around the world
  4. foreign lands
    ísť do svetaliterally, to go to the world, i.e., to go out exploring other places
  5. people at large, the public
    svet sa mu smejethe world laughs at him, i.e., everyone laughs at him
  6. a type of society, the type of life
    tretí svetthe third world
    svet je už inýit is a different world now
  7. a group of individuals with a common bond
    hokejový svetthe world of hockey
  8. a field or sphere
    myšlienkový svetthe world of ideas
  9. horizons
    otvoril sa mu nový svetnew horizons opened up to him
  10. a realm
    rastlinný svetthe realm of vegetation

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SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *svętъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwen- (holy).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svét (comparative svetêjši, superlative nàjsvetêjši)

  1. sacred
  2. holy
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *světъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

svét m inan (genitive svetá, nominative plural svetôvi)

  1. the world
  2. the cosmos, the universe, all there is
    stvarjenje svetathe creation of the world
  3. our own planet, the Earth, the globe
    potovanje okoli svetajourney around the world
  4. foreign lands
    iti po svetuliterally, to go on the world, i.e., to go out exploring other places
  5. people at large, the public
    ves svet se mu smejethe whole world laughs at him, i.e., everyone laughs at him
  6. a type of society, the type of life
    tretji svetthe third world
    to je drug svetit is a different world now
  7. a group of individuals with a common bond
    svet hokejathe world of hockey
  8. a field or sphere
    svet idejthe world of ideas
  9. horizons
    odprli so se mu novi svetovinew horizons opened up to him
  10. a realm
    rastlinski svetthe realm of vegetation
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Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Slavic *sъvětъ. Cognate with Serbo-Croatian sávjet/sávet, Russian сове́т (sovét) (from which English soviet).

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NounEdit

svèt m inan (genitive svéta, nominative plural svéti)

  1. council
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