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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bьrati

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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.

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Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰéreti. The past stem *bьr-a- emerged from zero-grade *br-a- through secondary ablaut.

VerbEdit

*bьrati impf[1][2]

  1. to pick up
  2. to take

ConjugationEdit

  • Iterative *birati

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bьrati”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 73: “v. ‘take’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “berǫ bьrati”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 204, 236; PR 139)”