Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/teti

Asterisk.svg
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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *teptei, with a regular loss of medial *-p- in the infinitive stem due to the law of open syllables. p has been restored in many of the daughters by analogy with the present stem, and s has been inserted into the infinitive in many of the daughters by analogy with other verbs in -sti. Compare *greti (to dig, to rake).

Cognate with Lithuanian tèpti (to smear, to grease, to soil) (1sg. tepù), Latvian tept (to smear, to grease) (1sg. tepju).

VerbEdit

*teti

  1. to beat

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*teti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 491
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “тепу́”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress