Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/moťi

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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-Indo-European *megʰ-. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *maganą (to be able, may).

VerbEdit

*moťì[1][2]

  1. to be able

ConjugationEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick, “*mogtì”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN, page 321: “v. (b) ‘be able’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas, “mogti: mogǫ možetь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander, 2001: “b (SA 208, 252; PR 136; MP 19)”