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Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsvʲie̯tɨ/, (after a stressed preposition) /ˈsvʲɛtɨ/

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *svętъ, cognate with Upper Sorbian swjaty.

AdjectiveEdit

swěty (comparative swětšy, superlative nejswětšy)

  1. holy
  2. Saint
    swěty PětšSaint Peter
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

swěty

  1. nominative/accusative plural of swět

Further readingEdit

  • swěty in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • swěty in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.