Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kъto

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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.

Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kas + a particle *-to. Further from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos.

PronounEdit

*kъ̏to[1][2][3]

  1. who (interrogative)

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: хто (xto)
    • Russian: кто (kto), хто (xto) (regional)
    • Rusyn: хто (xto), ко (ko)
    • Ukrainian: хто (xto)

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kъto”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 264: “prn. ‘who’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “kъto čьto”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 36; PR 139)”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “kdọ̄”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “*kъ̏to”