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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/daviti

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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-Indo-European *dʰōh₂w-, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₂w- (per Derksen); elsewhere reconstructed as *dʰew-. Cognate with Old Norse deyja (to die) (whence English die), Gothic 𐌰𐍆𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌹𐌸𐍃 (afdauiþs, tormented), Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬎𐬎- (dauu-, to crush, to oppress) (attested as 𐬛𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬌𐬛𐬍 (duuaidī, 1 du. past middle)), Ancient Greek Ζεὺς θαύλιος (Zeùs thaúlios, Zeus the strangler? (Phrygian god)), Phrygian δάος (wolf).

VerbEdit

*dāvìti impf

  1. to suffocate

InflectionEdit

Accent paradigm b.

DescendantsEdit

  • West Slavic:

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