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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/časъ

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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.

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Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *keʔs-, probably from Proto-Indo-European *k(ʷ)eh₁s-. Cognate with Old Prussian kīsman (time) and possibly Albanian kohë (time). Akin to *čajati (to wait, expect) and *čakati, with a semantic development similar to the one found between *godъ and *žьdati (to wait).

The other possibility is from the lengthened grade of Proto-Indo-European *kes- (to go), wit a semantic development similar to the one found in Latin annus (year) (< earlier *atnos < PIE *h₂et- (to go); compare Sanskrit अटति (átati, to go)).

NounEdit

*čàsъ m

  1. time

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