Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čьto

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This Proto-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-SlavicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From *čь +‎ *-to, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ki, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid (cf. *kʷis). Cognate with Lithuanian kìtas (another, next).

PronounEdit

*čьto

  1. what (interrogative)

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DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: [Term?]
      • Russian: что (što), чё (čo) (nonstandard), чо (čo) (nonstandard), шо (šo) (nonstandard)
      • Belarusian: што (što), чо (čo) (nonstandard), шо (šo) (nonstandard)
      • Rusyn: што (što)
      • Ukrainian: що (ščo), чо (čo) (nonstandard), шо (šo) (nonstandard)
    • Old Novgorodian: что (čto), чьто (čĭto)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: (Gsg. *česo > *čьso >) co
    • Kashubian: (Gsg. *česo > *čьso >) co
    • Polabian: (Gsg. *česo > *čьso >)
    • Old Polish: (Gsg. *česo > *čьso >) czso, cso
      • Polish: co
    • Slovak: (Gsg. *česo > *čьso >) čo
    • Sorbian:
      • Lower Sorbian: (Gsg. *česo > *čьso >) co
      • Upper Sorbian: što