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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic бꙑти (byti), from Proto-Slavic *byti. The u in the infinitive and past tense was probably influenced by the future tense. Compare Russian быть (bytʹ).

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbute]

VerbEdit

бу́ти (bútyimpf

  1. to be

ConjugationEdit