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

Compounded from the past participle suffix *-n- and *-ьje. Originally it is therefore a deadjectival variant of *-ьje, denoting a state, condition, or property.

Suffix Edit

*-nьje n

  1. Deverbal, forming action nouns.
    *dělati (to do, act)*dělanьje (work)
    *pьsati (to write)*pьsanьje (writing; that which is written)

Declension Edit

Descendants Edit

References Edit

  • Šekli, Matej (2012), “Besedotvorni pomeni samostalniških izpeljank v praslovanščini”, in Philological Studies[1] (in Slovene), volume 10, issue 1, Skopje, Perm, Ljubljana, Zagreb, pages 115–32
  • Halla-aho, Jussi (2006) Problems of Proto-Slavic Historical Nominal Morphology: On the Basis of Old Church Slavic (Slavica Helsingiensia; 26), Helsinki: University of Helsinki, page 75f