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-Indo-European *dʰoh₁y-eye-, from *dʰeh₁(y)-. Cognate with Latvian dêt (to suck), Sanskrit धयति (dháyati, to suck), Latin fellō (to suck), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌳𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (daddjan, to breastfeed).


*dojìti impf[1][2]

  1. to give milk
  2. to milk


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  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: доити (doiti)

Further readingEdit

  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999) , “ФФФФФФФ”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume NUMBER, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page PAGEX
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “дои́ть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Trubačóv, Oleg, editor (1978) , “*dojiti (sę)”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 05, Moscow: Nauka, page 53


  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*dojìti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 110: “v. (c) ‘give milk, milk’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “dojiti: dojǫ dojitь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c malke (PR 139)”