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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/lězti

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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 *lḗˀźtei, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁ǵʰ- (to crawl on the ground; low).

Cognate with Latvian lẽzêt (to slide), Old Prussian līse ((he) crawls). Further cognate with Old Norse lágr (low), English low, Ancient Greek λαχύς (lakhús, low).

VerbEdit

lě̀zti impf

  1. to crawl
  2. to climb

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