свѣтъ

Old Church SlavonicEdit

 
свѣтъ

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *světъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine). Compare Sanskrit श्वेत (śvetá, white, bright), Old English hwīt (English white).

NounEdit

свѣтъ (světŭm

  1. light
    • John 3:20, from Codex Marianus, 4032000:
      вьсѣкъ бо дѣлаѩи зъла · ненавидитъ свѣта ·
      vĭsěkŭ bo dělajęi zŭla · nenaviditŭ světa ·
      For every one that doeth evil hateth the light.
    • 2 Коринт. 4:6-15 from Син. евх.:
      б҃ъ рекъі и҅с тъмъі свѣтоу въсиꙗ҅ти· ꙇ҅же въсиꙗ҅ въ ср҃цихъ вашихъ·
      b҃ŭ rekŭi i҅s tŭmŭi světu vŭsija҅ti· ꙇ҅že vŭsija҅ vŭ sr҃cixŭ vašixŭ·
      For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts.
  2. world
    • from the Homily against the Bogumils, 2436-2437:
      иже оубо изволитъ дроугъ свѣтоу семоу бꙑти врагъ божии бꙑваѥтъ
      iže ubo izvolitŭ drugŭ světu semu byti vragŭ božii byvajetŭ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Macedonian: свет (svet)
  • Serbo-Croatian: свет
  • Russian: свет (svet)
  • Bulgarian: свят (svjat)

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NounEdit

свѣтъ (světm inan (genitive свѣ́та, nominative plural свѣ́ты, genitive plural свѣ́товъ)

  1. Pre-1918 spelling of свет (svet).

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