весть

RussianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [vʲesʲtʲ]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *věstь.

NounEdit

весть (vestʹf inan (genitive ве́сти, nominative plural ве́сти, genitive plural весте́й, diminutive ве́сточка)

  1. news, piece of news, message; tidings
    пропа́сть бе́з вестиpropástʹ béz vestito go missing (without a trace / unaccounted for)
    Ма́рко отовсю́ду несёт ему́ весте́й.Márko otovsjúdu nesjót jemú vestéj.Marco brings him news from everywhere.
  2. (in the plural) news (presentation of news, e.g. on television)
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Etymology 2Edit

Third-person singular present of Old Church Slavonic вѣдѣти (věděti, to know).

VerbEdit

весть (vestʹ)

  1. (God) knows: only used in expressions, often with бог (box)
    Бог весть куда́ мо́гут привести́ таки́е мы́сли.Box vestʹ kudá mógut privestí takíje mýsli.God knows where these thoughts/ideas may take you (to).
    Synonyms: зна́ет (znájet), ве́дает (védajet)
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