Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/tu

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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

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdverbEdit

*tu

  1. there, in that place (general)
  2. here

See alsoEdit

Type *kъto *jь *jьnъ *onъ *ovъ *sь *tъ *vьśь
Time *kogъda *jegъda *jьnogъda *onogъda *ovogъda *segъda *togъda *vьśegъda
Place (to) *kǫda *jǫdu *jьnǫdu *onǫda *ovǫda *sǫda *tǫda *vьśǫdu
Place (to/in) *kamo *jamo *jьnamo *onamo *ovamo *sěmo *tamo *vьśamo
Place (in) *kъde *jьde *jьnъde *onъde *ovъde *sьde *tu *vьśьde
Way *kako *jako *jьnako *onako *ovako *sice *tako *vьśako
Amount *koliko *jeliko *jьnoliko *onoliko *ovoliko *seliko *toliko

DescendantsEdit

In most descendants, this word has come to mean specifically "here" and contrasts with descendants of *tamo (to that place) for places further away. This development was already present in Old Church Slavonic, so it was probably already taking place within Proto-Slavic.

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: тут (tut)
    • Russian: тут (tut)
    • Rusyn: ту (tu), туй (tuj)
    • Ukrainian: тут (tut)