See also: свят

Macedonian

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *svatъ.

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сват (svatm (feminine сваќа, relational adjective сватовски)

  1. co-father-in-law

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *svatъ.

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сват (svatm anim (genitive сва́та, nominative plural сва́ты or сваты́*, genitive plural сва́тов or свато́в*, feminine сва́ха or сва́тья) (* non-standard but more common)

  1. matchmaker, go-between, feminine: сва́ха (sváxa), (colloquial) сва́тья (svátʹja)
  2. (colloquial) co-father-in-law (father of one’s son-in-law or of one’s daughter-in-law), feminine: сва́тья (svátʹja)

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Ukrainian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *svatъ.

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  • IPA(key): [sʋat]
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сват (svatm pers (genitive сва́та, nominative plural свати́, genitive plural сваті́в)

  1. go-between, matchmaker
  2. co-father-in-law - father of one’s son-in-law or of one’s daughter-in-law

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сват (svatm inan (genitive сва́та, nominative plural сва́ти, genitive plural сва́тів)

  1. an iron rod inside weaver's shuttle which spins threads

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