Last modified on 11 January 2015, at 09:37

жрьти

Old Church SlavonicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žьrti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *girʔ- / *girH-, from Proto-Indo-European Proto-Indo-European *gʷrH- (Derksen) or *gʷerH- (to welcome, greet, praise) (Author?). Cognates include Latin grātus (welcome), Lithuanian gìrti (to praise), Old Prussian girtwei (to praise) and Sanskrit गृणाति (gṛṇāti, to praise).

VerbEdit

жрьти (žrĭti)

  1. to sacrifice
  2. to offer