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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic летѣти (letěti), from Proto-Slavic *letěti

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [lʲɪˈtʲetʲ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

лете́ть (letétʹimpf (perfective полете́ть)

  1. to fly, to be flying

Usage notesEdit

лете́ть (letétʹ) and полете́ть (poletétʹ) are Russian concrete verbs. Their counterparts, лета́ть (letátʹ) and полета́ть (poletátʹ), are abstract verbs.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

See alsoEdit