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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic [Term?] (compare Slovene živeti, Bulgarian живе́я (živéja), Old Church Slavonic жити (žiti)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live). Cognate to Lithuanian gyventi, Sanskrit जीवति (jīvati), Latin vīvō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒǐːʋeti/
  • Hyphenation: ži‧ve‧ti

VerbEdit

žíveti impf (Cyrillic spelling жи́вети)

  1. (intransitive) to live, exist, be alive
  2. (intransitive) to dwell, reside

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SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic (compare Serbo-Croatian živeti, Bulgarian живея (živéja), Old Church Slavonic жити (žiti)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live). Cognate to Lithuanian gyventi, Sanskrit जीवति (jīvati), Latin vīvō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒiˈʋeːti/
  • Hyphenation: ži‧vé‧ti

VerbEdit

živéti impf (first-person singular present živím, past active participle žível)

  1. live (be alive)
  2. to reside

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