Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/-tь

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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

Alternative formsEdit

  • (palatalized form when the verbal root ends in velar consonant): *-ťь

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-tis.

SuffixEdit

*-tь f

  1. Deverbative, creates nouns denoting act, state, objects or tools.
    *merti (to die)*sъmьrtь (death)
    *mogti > *moťi (to be able to, can)*mogtь > *moťь (power, strength)
    *pekti > *peťi (to bake)*pektь > *peťь (furnace)
    *padti > *pasti (to fall)*padtь >*pastь (trap)
    *mazati (to grease)*maztь > *mastь (ointment)
    *dē- (to suck) > *dětь (child)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • Šekli, Matej, “Besedotvorni pomeni samostalniških izpeljank v praslovanščini”, in Philological Studies[1] (in Slovene), volume 10, issue 1, Skopje, Perm, Ljubljana, Zagreb, 2012, pages 115–32