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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

лето (leton

  1. summer, summertime
  2. (archaic) year

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Macedonian · годишни времиња (godišni vreminja) (layout · text)
пролет (prolet, spring) лето (leto, summer) есен (esen, autumn) зима (zima, winter)

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom. Cognate with Ukrainian літо (lito), Belarusian слецiць (sljecicʹ, to warm), слетный (sljetnyj, warmish), Bulgarian лято (ljato), Serbo-Croatian лето, љето, Slovene poletje, Czech léto, Slovak leto, Polish lato, and Upper and Lower Sorbian lěto. Possibly also cognate with Old Gutnish spring and dialectal Swedish låding, låing (spring), i lådigs (last spring) (from Proto-Germanic *lēþ-), and with Irish (day). In addition, лѣто (lěto) may be related to Old Church Slavonic лѣѭ (lějǫ, to pour), which is cognate with Lithuanian and Latvian lietus (rain). Possibly also related to Latin laetus (rich, fertile, excellent).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ле́то (léton inan (genitive ле́та, nominative plural лета́, genitive plural лет)

  1. summer
    ле́томlétomin summer; in the summer
    на ле́тоna létofor the summer
    про́шлое ле́тоpróšloje létolast summer
  2. pl: years, age, summers
    пять лет тому́ наза́дpjatʹ let tomú nazádfive years ago
    Он в лета́хOn v letáxHe is elderly.
    Ско́лько вам лет?Skólʹko vam let?How old are you?

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lêto/
  • Hyphenation: ле‧то

NounEdit

ле̏то n (Latin spelling lȅto)

  1. summer, summertime
  2. (archaic) year

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Seasons in Serbo-Croatian · godišnja doba / годишња доба (layout · text)
spring:
proleće, proljeće, proliće
пролеће, прољеће
summer:
leto, ljeto
лето, љето
autumn:
jesen
јесен
winter:
zima
зима