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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *vezti, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin veho.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [vʲɪˈsʲtʲi]
  • (file)
  • Homophones: вести́ (vestí)

VerbEdit

везти́ (veztíimpf (perfective повезти́ or отвезти́ or свезти́)

  1. to convey, to carry (by vehicle), to deliver, to transport
  2. (impersonal verb) to be lucky, to have luck, to work out for, to succeed, to be successful (+ dative case)
    Па́ше и Са́ше не везёт сего́дняPáše i Sáše ne vezjót sevódnjaPasha and Sasha are having no luck today.
    дурака́м всегда́ везётdurakám vsegdá vezjótfools are always lucky
    Perfective: повезти́ (poveztí)

Usage notesEdit

Везти is a concrete verb. Its counterpart, вози́ть (vozítʹ), is an abstract verb.

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

Related termsEdit

(conveying)

(luck)


UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *vezti

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

везти́ (veztýimpf (perfective повезти́)

  1. to carry (by vehicle), to transport, to haul

Usage notesEdit

везти and повезти are Ukrainian concrete verbs. Their counterparts, возити and повозити are abstract verbs.

ConjugationEdit