Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/tatь

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-Slavic

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *teh₂tis, from *(s)teh₂- (to do something secretly, conceal, thieve). Equivalent to *tajiti (to hide, conceal) +‎ *-tь.

Cognate with Old Irish táid (thief), Ancient Greek τητάω (tētáō, I deprive, bereave, rob), Doric τᾱτάω (tātáō), Old Latin tatod (may he steal) (6th century BC), Sanskrit तायु (tāyu, thief).

Noun

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*tatь m[1]

  1. thief

Declension

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Descendants

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  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: тать (tatĭ)
  • South Slavic:

References

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  1. ^ Reconstructed as a jo-stem in Derksen 2008, but this must be secondary due to the lack of iotation of final *t.
  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 489
  • Chernykh, P. Ja. (1993) “таить”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), 3rd edition, volume 2 (панцирь – ящур), Moscow: Russian Lang., →ISBN, page 224
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “тать”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Šanskij, N. M. (2004) “тать”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa