This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Slavic edit

Etymology edit

From *čistъ (clean, pure) +‎ *-ostь (-ness).

Noun edit

*čistostь f

  1. cleanness, cleanliness
  2. purity

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References edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1977), “*čistostь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 4 (*čaběniti – *děľa), Moscow: Nauka, page 120
  • Sławski, Franciszek, editor (1976), “*čistostь”, in Słownik prasłowiański [Proto-Slavic Dictionary] (in Polish), volumes 2 (caca – davьnota), Wrocław: Ossolineum, page 211