Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/krǫtiti

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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

Deadjectival from *krǫ̑tъ (winding? steep? severe?), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *krant-, also found in Lithuanian krañtas (bank (of a river)).

VerbEdit

*krǫtiti[1]

  1. to turn, to twist, to twirl

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: kroutit (to turn, to twirl)
    • Old Polish: kręcić (to twist, to turn)
    • Slovak: krútiť (to turn, to twirl)
    • Slovincian: krą̃cĕc
    • Sorbian:
      • Upper Sorbian: krućić (to strengthen), kruć (to twist)
      • Lower Sorbian: kšuśiś (to harden, to strengthen)

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*krǫtiti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 251: “v. ‘turn, twist, twirl’”