Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/degtéi

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This Proto-Balto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Balto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰégʷʰeti.

VerbEdit

*degtéi[1][2][3]

  1. to burn

InflectionEdit

Mobile accent, simple thematic present *degetí.

DescendantsEdit

  • Latvian: degt
  • Lithuanian: dègti
  • Slavic: *žeťì (with sporadic d- > g-) (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kim, Ronald, “The Phonology of Balto-Slavic”, in Jared S. Klein, Brian Joseph, and Matthias Fritz, editors, Comparative Indo-European Linguistics: An International Handbook of Language Comparison and the Reconstruction of Indo-European[1], Berlin: de Gruyter, 2018
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick, “*žegti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN, page 554: “*deg-”
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick, “degti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2015, →ISBN, page 119: “*deg-”