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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [prəsvʲɪˈtʲitʲ]

Etymology 1Edit

про- (pro-) +‎ свети́ть (svetítʹ)

VerbEdit

просвети́ть (prosvetítʹpf (imperfective просве́чивать)

  1. to shine light through (something) (e.g. using an X-ray or backlight)
  2. to shine for an amount of time (e.g. of the sun)
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Etymology 2Edit

A borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

VerbEdit

просвети́ть (prosvetítʹpf (imperfective просвеща́ть)

  1. to enlighten, to educate, to illuminate
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