Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/či

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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 *kʷī, initially instrumental singular of pronoun *kʷo-/*kʷe-; compare Latin qui, Avestan 𐬗𐬌𐬱‎(ciš‎), Old Saxon hwi.

ConjunctionEdit

*či

  1. if, whether
  2. or

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: чи (či)
      • Belarusian: ці (ci)
      • Russian: чи (či) (West or South Russia, Ukraine)
      • Ukrainian: чи (čy)
  • South Slavic:
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Latin: či
      Cyrillic: чи
    • Slovene: če
  • West Slavic: