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Macedonian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

Noun

лето (leto) n.

  1. summer
    налето (naleto) — in summer
  2. summertime
  3. year (archaic)

Derived terms


Russian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom. Cognate with Ukrainian лiто, Belarusian слецiць (to warm), слетный (warmish), Bulgarian лято, Serbian лето, љето, Slovene poletje, Czech léto, Slovak lеtо, Polish lаtо, and Upper and Lower Sorbian lěto. Possibly also cognate with Old Gutnish laþigs (spring) and Swedish dialect låding, låing (spring), i lådigs (last spring) (from Proto-Germanic *lēþ-), and with Irish  (day). In addition, лѣто may be related to Old Church Slavonic лѣѭ (to pour), which is cognate with Lithuanian and Latvian lietus (rain). Possibly also related to Latin laetus (rich, fertile, excellent).

Pronunciation

Noun

лето (léto) n.

  1. summer
    летом (létom) — in summer; in the summer
    на лето (na léto) — for the summer
  2. pl.: years, age, summers
    пять лет тому назад (pjat’ let tomú nazád) — five years ago
    Он в летах (on v letákh) — He is elderly.
    Сколько вам лет? (skól’ko vam let) — How old are you?

Derived terms

Related terms

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative ле́то лета́
genitive ле́та лет
dative ле́ту лета́м
accusative ле́то лета́
instrumental ле́том лета́ми
prepositional о ле́те о лета́х

Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lěto (year), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁tom.

Noun

лето n. (pl.: лета)

  1. summer
  2. summertime
  3. year (archaic)

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