летопись

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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from летописец ‎(letopisec, chronicler; chronicle), from лето ‎(leto, year) +‎ писать ‎(pisatʹ, write) +‎ -ец ‎(-ec), calque of Greek χρονογράφος ‎(chronográfos) [Šanskij 10:87].

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NounEdit

ле́топись ‎(létopisʹf inan ‎(genitive ле́тописи, nominative plural ле́тописи)

  1. annals, chronicle, record, fasti (a relation of events)

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ReferencesEdit

  • “летопись” in N. M. Šanskij (1963–), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of Russian Language], Moscow: Moscow University Press
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