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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].

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

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

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ReferencesEdit

  • Šanskij N. M., Žuravlev A. F., editors (2007), “летопись”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 10, Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 87