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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.



From Proto-Balto-Slavic *(s)kaiˀstei, from Proto-Indo-European *skeyd-.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian skíesti (to separate, dilute), Lithuanian šķiêst (scatter, spill, cut).

Indo-European cognates include Proto-Germanic *skītaną (to defecate, to shit), Latin scindō, Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhízō, I split, cleave), Welsh cwys, Sanskrit छिनत्ति (chinatti).


cědìti impf

  1. to strain, filter


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