Lithuanian edit

Etymology edit

Ultimately from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwaitas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweyt-. In this case, most likely a Slavic borrowing, likely from Old East Slavic свѣтъ (světŭ). Compare Samogitian sviets.

Noun edit

svíetas / sviẽtas m stress pattern 1 or 2 (obsolete)

  1. world, earth (in the meaning of "world")
    Synonyms: (modern terms) pasaulis, žemė

Declension edit

svíetas (1):

sviẽtas (2):

Further reading edit