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Russian ‘свет’

The database knows following meanings of the Russian word ‘свет’:

  • world (syn.: ‘свет, мир’)
  • light

Semasiological map for ‘svět’

The database has information related to this term for Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Kashubian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian and Ukrainian.

Russian ‘свет’:

  • The Russian meaning ‘world’ is shared by Belarusian свет, Bosnian svijet, Bulgarian свят, Croatian svijet, Czech svět, Kashubian swiat, Polish świat, Serbian свет, Slovak svet, Slovenian svet and Ukrainian світ.
  • The Russian meaning ‘light’ is shared by Bulgarian светлина.
  • The meaning ‘council’ (not present in Russian ‘свет’, translated as ‘совет’) is attested in Bosnian svjet, Croatian svjet, Croatian savjet, Croatian svijet and Serbian свет.
  • The meaning ‘very far/long’ (not present in Russian ‘свет’, translated as ‘очень далеко/долго’) is attested in Polish świat.
  • The meaning ‘holy’ (not present in Russian ‘свет’) is attested in Bulgarian свят, Serbian свет and Slovenian svet.

NB: No information yet for Macedonian, Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian.

Russian
свет
Meaning in Belarusian:
  1. свет / world
  2. святло / light
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Belarusian
свет
Meaning in Russian:
  • свет, мир / world
Russian
свет
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. svijet / world
  2. svjetlo / light
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Bosnian
I.   svjet
Meaning in Russian:
  • совет / council
II.  svijetMeaning in Russian:
  • свет, мир / world
Russian
свет
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. light
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Bulgarian
I.   свят
Meaning in Russian:
  1. свет, мир / world
  2. holy
II.  светлинаMeaning:
  • light
Russian
свет
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. svijet / world
  2. svijetlo / light
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Croatian
I.   svjet
Meaning in Russian:
  • совет / council
II.  savjetMeaning in Russian:
  • совет / council
III. svijetMeaning in Russian:
  1. свет, мир / world
  2. совет / council
Russian
свет
Meaning in Czech:
  1. svět / world
  2. světlo / light
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Czech
svět
Meaning in Russian:
  • свет, мир / world
Russian
свет
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. light
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Kashubian
swiat
Meaning in Russian:
  • свет, мир / world
Russian
свет
Meaning in Polish:
  1. świat / world
  2. światło / light
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Polish
świat
Meaning in Russian:
  1. свет, мир / world
  2. очень далеко/долго / very far/long
Russian
свет
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. свет / world
  2. светло / light
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Serbian
свет
Meaning in Russian:
  1. свет, мир / world
  2. совет / council
  3. holy
Russian
свет
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. light
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Slovak
svet
Meaning in Russian:
  • свет, мир / world
Russian
свет
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. light
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Slovenian
svet
Meaning in Russian:
  1. свет, мир / world
  2. holy
Russian
свет
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. light
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Ukrainian
світ
Meaning in Russian:
  • свет, мир / world

Semasiological Map for svět

svět

Meanings:

‘world’
‘light’
‘council’
‘very far/long’
‘holy’
no such word
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svět
Meanings
world light council very far/long holy
Russian свет++
Ukrainian світ+
Belarusian свет+
Polish świat++
Kashubian swiat+
Czech svět+
Slovak svet+
Slovenian svet++
Croatian svjet+
Croatian savjet+
Croatian svijet++
Bosnian svjet+
Bosnian svijet+
Serbian свет+++
Bulgarian свят++
Bulgarian светлина+
Meanings world light council very far/long holy

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