Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čajati

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷeh₁y-e-, from the root *kʷeh₁y- (Derksen's reconstruction; Rix prefers *kʷey-). Cognates include Sanskrit चायति (cā́yati, to perceive, to observe), Ancient Greek τίω (tíō, to esteem, to respect).

VerbEdit

*čàjati[1][2]

  1. to wait, to expect

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: чаꙗти (čajati) (11th century; accent paradigm a, with traces of c)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: čáti (archaic or dialectal; Jungmann's dictionary)

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*čàjati”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 78: “v. (a)”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “čajati: čajǫ čajetь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 205, 234, 236; PR 133)”