This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Slavic edit

Etymology edit

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Verb edit


  1. first-person plural present of *byti

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ Igezm”, in Freising manuscripts, 1005±33, page 4 (2.2/159r), line 66
  2. ^ ſe imuigezim tere”, in Freising manuscripts, 1005±33, page 3 (2.1/158v), line 32
  3. ^ Jan Gebauer (1886), “Tvaroslovné výklady a doklady ke slovesům třídy IV, VI a bezpříznakým. Kmeny praesentní bez příznaku.”, in Listy filologické a paedagogické, volume 13, Prague: Jednota českých filologů, Edvard Grégr, page 304
  4. ^ K. Nitsch, editor (1954), “1. Być”, in Słownik staropolski (in Old Polish), volume 1, Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences, page 184

Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “есмы”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Melnychuk, O. S., editor (1985), “є”, in Етимологічний словник української мови [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume 2 (Д – Копці), Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, page 175