"Ему тридцать три года."
Translation:He is thirty three years old.
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Wow, yup, "лет" is the "genitive plural" of "лето". But, at the same time "лет" is also the "genitive plural" of "год". Not native though, but I think that's why it's used to express one's age . xD
But, It seems people learn it differently though. Here > "summer" explanation
Technically, they are the same word. "Лет" is the plural form of "года" (which in turn is the genitive case of "год"). Obviously it's an irregular noun. Here we use "года" because of how Russian numerals work. After numbers ending with "один" we use the nominative singular form. After numbers ending with "два", "три" or "четыре" we use the genitive singular. And after all others the genitive plural is used.