Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/svati

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms 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

PIE word
*swé

*svatъ (father of one of the newlyweds') +‎ *-i

NounEdit

*svàti f

  1. feminine of *svatъ: mother of one of the newlyweds

Alternative formsEdit

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • *svaxa (honorable female relative (aunt or mother) of newlyweds)

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: сва́тья (svátʹja) (dialectal)
  • South Slavic:

Further readingEdit