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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/moriti

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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 *mor-éye- (to kill), causative of *mer- (to die). Equivalent to *morъ (death; plague) +‎ *-iti.

VerbEdit

*moriti impf

  1. to kill (slowly or cruelly)

ConjugationEdit

Stative: *merti (to die)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “морити”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress