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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/gъnati

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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 *gúntei or *gíntei, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰénti. Baltic cognates include Lithuanian giñti (to chase, to drive) (1sg. genù), also gìnti (1sg. ginù); Latvian dzìt (to chase, to drive, to persecute) (1sg. dzȩnu) and Old Prussian guntwei (to chase, to drive). Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit हन्ति (hánti, to strike, to kill), Avestan 𐬘𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬙𐬌 (jainti), Ancient Greek θείνω (theínō, to kill), Albanian gjanj (to chase), Old Irish gonaid (to injure).

VerbEdit

*gъnàti impf

  1. to chase, to persecute

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