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Old Church SlavonicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *vezti.

VerbEdit

вести (vesti) (1st person singular present везѫ)

  1. to carry (by vehicle)

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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *vesti, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-.

VerbEdit

вести (vesti) (1st person singular present ведѫ)

  1. to lead
  2. to conduct

Usage notesEdit


RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *vesti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [vʲɪˈsʲtʲi]
  • (file)
  • Homophones: везти́ (veztí)

VerbEdit

вести́ (vestíimpf (perfective повести́)

  1. to lead, to preside over, to chair
    вести́ заседа́ниеvestí zasedánijeto preside over a meeting
    вести́ перегово́рыvestí peregovóryto negotiate, to conduct negotiations
    вести́ себя́vestí sebjáto behave like
    пло́хо себя́ вести́plóxo sebjá vestíto behave poorly
    вести́ себя́ хорошо́vestí sebjá xorošóto acquit oneself well
  2. to drive
Usage notesEdit

Вести́ is a concrete verb. Its counterpart, водить, is an abstract verb.

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imperfective

perfective

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ве́сти (véstif inan or f inan pl

  1. genitive singular of весть (vestʹ)
  2. dative singular of весть (vestʹ)
  3. prepositional singular of весть (vestʹ)
  4. nominative plural of весть (vestʹ)
  5. accusative plural of весть (vestʹ)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

See ве́зати.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋêːsti/
  • Hyphenation: вес‧ти

VerbEdit

ве̑сти impf (Latin spelling vȇsti)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to embroider
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to stitch

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