Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/-ěti

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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-Balto-Slavic *-ḗˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *-éh₁ti. The present tense inflection is thematic, effectively continuing Proto-Indo-European *-éh₁yeti.

SuffixEdit

*-ěti

  1. Inherited, stative (to be)
    *ležati (to lie)
    *stojati (to stand)
    *rъděti
  2. Deadjectival, inchoative (to become)
    *gǫstěti (to become dense, thick)*gǫstъ (dense, thick)
    *bělěti (to become white)*bělъ (white)
    *cělěti (to recover, heal up)*cělъ (whole)
  3. Denominal
    *dьněti (to dawn)*dьnь (day)

Derived termsEdit