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

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *gúntei, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰénti.

Verb edit

*gъnàti impf[1][2][3]

  1. to chase, to persecute

Conjugation edit

Related terms edit

  • *gonìti (to chase, to persecute)
  • *gonъ (chase, hunt, pursuit)

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “гнать”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Chernykh, P. Ja. (1993), “гнать”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1 (а – пантомима), 3rd edition, Moscow: Russian Lang., →ISBN, page 194
  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1980), “*gъnati”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), issue 7 (*golvačь – *gyžati), Moscow: Nauka, page 196
  • Šanskij, N. M. (2004), “гнать”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*gъnàti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 197: “v. (b) ‘chase, persecute’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “gъnati: ženǫ ženetь”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b (SA 204); c (PR 139) drive, jage”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “gnáti”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar [Slovenian Etymology Dictionary] (in Slovene), 3rd edition,*gъna̋ti, sed. *žȅnǫ