Samogitian

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwaitas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweyt-. Compare Belarusian свет (svjet), obsolete Lithuanian svietas, Polish świat, Russian свет (svet).

Noun

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sviets m

  1. world

References

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  • “Žemaičių Žodynas”, in Žemaičių žemė[1], number 86 (overall work in Lithuanian), 2012 April, page 24:Sviets — pasaulis