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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/gǫsti

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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.

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Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *gaustei, from Proto-Indo-European *gowh₂-dʰh₁-y-óti, denominative form of *gewH- (to call, invoke, cry).

VerbEdit

*gǫsti impf[1]

  1. to make a sound, hum, sing
  2. to weep, wail, howl
  3. to play an instrument

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*gǫsti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 183: “v. ‘play an instrument’”