See also: svět and свет

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

svȇt (Cyrillic spelling све̑т, definite svȇtī, comparative svetiji)

  1. holy, saint
  2. sanctified
  3. godly
  4. saintly
  5. inviolable
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *světъ (light; world), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwaitas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweyt-.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

svȇt m (Cyrillic spelling све̑т)

  1. world
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Derived terms edit

References edit

  • svet” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • svet” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovak edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *světъ (light; world).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

svet m inan (genitive singular sveta, nominative plural svety, genitive plural svetov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. the world
  2. the cosmos, the universe, all there is
    stvorenie svetathe creation of the world
  3. our own planet, the Earth, the globe
    cesta okolo svetajourney around the world
  4. foreign lands
    ísť do svetaliterally, to go to the world, i.e., to go out exploring other places
  5. people at large, the public
    svet sa mu smejethe world laughs at him, i.e., everyone laughs at him
  6. a type of society, the type of life
    tretí svetthe third world
    svet je už inýit is a different world now
  7. a group of individuals with a common bond
    hokejový svetthe world of hockey
  8. a field or sphere
    myšlienkový svetthe world of ideas
  9. horizons
    otvoril sa mu nový svetnew horizons opened up to him
  10. a realm
    rastlinný svetthe realm of vegetation

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Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • svet”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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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-.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

svẹ̑t (comparative svetȇjši, superlative nȁjsvetȇjši)

  1. sacred
  2. holy
Declension edit
 
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Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. svét svéta svéto
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative svét ind
svéti def
svéta svéto
genitive svétega svéte svétega
dative svétemu svéti svétemu
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
svéto svéto
locative svétem svéti svétem
instrumental svétim svéto svétim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative svéta svéti svéti
genitive svétih svétih svétih
dative svétima svétima svétima
accusative svéta svéti svéti
locative svétih svétih svétih
instrumental svétima svétima svétima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative svéti svéte svéta
genitive svétih svétih svétih
dative svétim svétim svétim
accusative svéte svéte svéta
locative svétih svétih svétih
instrumental svétimi svétimi svétimi

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *světъ (light; world), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwaitas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweyt- (to shine).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

svẹ̑t m inan

  1. the world
    Synonyms: zemlja, zemeljska obla, zemljekrog
  2. the cosmos, the universe, all there is
    Synonyms: stvarstvo, vesoljstvo
    stvarjenje svetathe creation of the world
  3. foreign lands
    Synonyms: tujina, inozemstvo, tujinstvo
    iti po svetuliterally, to go on the world, i.e., to go out exploring other places
  4. people at large, the public
    Synonyms: javnost, ljudje, folk, ljud, ljudstvo, narod, zemljaki, živelj
    ves svet se mu smejethe whole world laughs at him, i.e., everyone laughs at him
  5. a group of individuals with a common bond
    Synonyms: druščina, občestvo, srenja
    svet hokejathe world of hockey
  6. a field or sphere
    Synonyms: občestvo, sfera, stvarstvo
    svet idejthe world of ideas
  7. a realm, sphere, domain
    Synonyms: področje, območje, delokrog, domena, krog, meje, nebo, objekt, obsežje, pokrajina, polje, poprišče, sfera, tterišče, torišče
    rastlinski svetthe realm of vegetation
  8. terrain
    Synonyms: teren, zemljišče, zemlja
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First masculine declension (hard o-stem, inanimate, -ov- infix) , long mixed accent
nom. sing. svẹ̑t
gen. sing. svetȃ
singular dual plural
nominative
imenovȃlnik
svẹ̑t svetȏva svetȏvi
genitive
rodȋlnik
svetȃ svetóv svetóv
dative
dajȃlnik
svẹ̑tu, svẹ̑ti svetȏvoma, svetȏvama svetȏvom, svẹ̑tȏvam
accusative
tožȋlnik
svẹ̑t svetȏva svetȏve
locative
mẹ̑stnik
svẹ̑tu, svẹ̑ti svetȏvih svetȏvih
instrumental
orọ̑dnik
svẹ̑tom svetȏvoma, svetȏvama svetȏvi
(vocative)
(ogȏvorni imenovȃlnik)
svẹ̑t svetȏva svetȏvi


Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sъvětъ. Cognate with Serbo-Croatian sávjet/sávet, Russian сове́т (sovét) (from which English soviet).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sʋɛ́t/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt
  • Hyphenation: svet

Noun edit

svȅt m inan

  1. council
    Synonyms: konzulta, posvetovalni zbor
  2. (rare) counselling
    Synonym: svetovanje
  3. (obsolete) advice
    Synonyms: nasvet, napotek, migljaj, napotilo, napotnica, nauk, poduk, uk
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First masculine declension (hard o-stem, inanimate) , fixed accent
nom. sing. svȅt
gen. sing. svẹ́ta
singular dual plural
nominative
imenovȃlnik
svȅt svẹ́ta svẹ́ti
genitive
rodȋlnik
svẹ́ta svẹ̄tov svẹ̄tov
dative
dajȃlnik
svẹ́tu, svẹ́ti, svẹ̄tu+prep., svẹ̄ti+prep. svẹ́toma, svẹ́tama svẹ́tom, svẹ́tam
accusative
tožȋlnik
svȅt svẹ́ta svẹ́te
locative
mẹ̑stnik
svẹ̄tu, svẹ̄ti svẹ̄tih, svẹ̄tah svẹ̄tih, svẹ̄tah
instrumental
orọ̑dnik
svẹ́tom svẹ́toma, svẹ́tama svẹ̄ti
(vocative)
(ogȏvorni imenovȃlnik)
svȅt svẹ̑ta svẹ̑ti


Derived terms edit

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • svet”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • svet”, in Termania, Amebis
  • See also the general references