See also: свѧтъ

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Inherited from Old East Slavic свѣтъ (světŭ), from Proto-Slavic *světъ (light; world).

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  • IPA(key): [sʲvʲet]
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свет (svjetm inan (genitive све́ту, nominative plural све́ты, genitive plural све́таў)

  1. world

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  • свет” in Belarusian–Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

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Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *světъ.

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свет (svetm (plural светови, relational adjective светски or световен)

  1. world
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Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *svętъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwentas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwentos, from the root *ḱwen-.

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свет (svet) (comparative посвет, superlative најсвет, abstract noun светост or светиња)

  1. sacred, holy
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Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Old East Slavic свѣтъ (světŭ), from Proto-Slavic *světъ (light; world).

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свет (svetm inan (genitive све́та, uncountable, relational adjective светово́й, diminutive све́тик)

  1. light
    нео́новый светneónovyj svetneon light
    мя́гкий светmjáxkij svetsoft light
    дневно́й светdnevnój svetdaylight
    со́лнечный светsólnečnyj svetsunshine, sunlight
    я́ркий светjárkij svetbright light
    ту́склый светtúsklyj svetdim light
    пучо́к све́таpučók svétabeam of light
    ско́рость све́таskórostʹ svétaspeed of light
    при све́теpri svéteby the light of
    туши́ть светtušítʹ svetturn off the light
    туши́ свет, броса́й грана́ту!
    tuší svet, brosáj granátu!
    (said when something very unusual happens)
    (literally, “turn out the light and toss a grenade!”)
  2. day
  3. radiance
  4. (uncountable) lights, lighting
    Повсю́ду горе́л свет.Povsjúdu gorél svet.The lights were on everywhere.
  5. (uncountable, colloquial) power, electricity
    Опя́ть нет све́та!Opjátʹ net svéta!There’s no power again!
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Inherited from Old East Slavic свѣтъ (světŭ), from Proto-Slavic *světъ (light; world).

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свет (svetm inan (genitive све́та, uncountable)

  1. world, earth, universe:
    Synonym: Вселе́нная (Vselénnaja)
    ча́сти све́таčásti svétaparts of the world
    вокру́г све́таvokrúg svétaround the world
    коне́ц све́таkonéc svétadoomsday, the end of the world, Apocalypse
    весь свет, це́лый светvesʹ svet, célyj svetthe whole world
    я объе́здил це́лый свет, но тебя́ краси́вей нет (poetic)
    ja obʺjézdil célyj svet, no tebjá krasívej net
    I traveled all over the whole world but didn’t find a woman more beautiful than you
    (literally, “I traveled all over the whole world, but there isn't one more beautiful than you”)
    скита́ться по бе́лу све́ту (colloquial)skitátʹsja po bélu svétuto knock about the world
    ни за что на све́те!ni za što na svéte!not for the world!
    бо́льше всего́ на све́теbólʹše vsevó na svéteabove all, above everything (literally, “bigger than everything in the world”)
    я люблю́ тебя́ бо́льше всего́ на све́те!
    ja ljubljú tebjá bólʹše vsevó na svéte!
    I love you more than anything in the world!
    свет кли́ном не сошёлся (saying)svet klínom ne sošólsjathe world is large enough, there are other fish in the sea (literally, “the world didn't rest (on it)”)
    руга́ть на чём свет стои́тrugátʹ na čom svet stoítto swear like nothing on earth, curse like hell, curse a blue streak (literally, “to swear on what the world stands”)
    тот светtot svetthe next world (literally, “that world”)
    отпра́виться на тот свет
    otprávitʹsja na tot svet
    to go to the next world, to die
    появи́ться на светpojavítʹsja na svetto be born, to come into the world (literally, “to show up to the world”)
    произвести́ на светproizvestí na svetto give birth
    вы́пустить в светvýpustitʹ v svetto publish, to bring out (literally, “to release into the world”)
    уви́деть светuvídetʹ svetto be born, to be published (literally, “to see the world”)
    бе́лый светbélyj svetthis world, the world (literally, “the white world”)
  2. society, people, aristocracy
    Synonyms: аристокра́тия (aristokrátija), знать (znatʹ)
    вы́сший свет (о́бщества)výsšij svet (óbščestva)upper crust, high society
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Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *svętъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwentas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwentos, from the root *ḱwen-.

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све̑т (Latin spelling svȇt, definite све̑тӣ, comparative светији)

  1. holy, saint
  2. sanctified
  3. godly
  4. saintly
  5. inviolable
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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *světъ (light; world), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwaitas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweyt-.

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све̑т m (Latin spelling svȇt)

  1. world
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References edit

  • свет” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • свет” in Hrvatski jezični portal