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

Alternative reconstructions edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *gā́ˀtei (to go, to proceed), ultimately, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeh₂- (to go).

Noun edit

*gatь f

  1. causeway?

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: гать (gatĭ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: hať
    • Polish: gać (obsolete)
    • Slovak: hať
    • Sorbian:
      • Lower Sorbian: gat
      • Upper Sorbian: hat
  • Non-Slavic:

Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1979), “*gatь/*gatъ”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 6 (*e – *golva), Moscow: Nauka, page 108
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “гать”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress