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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 *bū́ˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (present) and *bʰúHt (other forms).

VerbEdit

*bỳti impf[1][2][3]

  1. to be

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bỳti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 71: “v. (a) ‘be’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “1byti: bǫdǫ bǫdetь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (SA 208, 234, 236, 260; PR 133; MP 22)”
  3. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “2byti (st. by-): jesmь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c være (PR 139)”