Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/tvoriti

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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-Balto-Slavic *twarīˀtei, causative/iterative of Proto-Indo-European *twerH- (given as *twer- in Pokorny). Baltic cognates include Lithuanian tvérti (to seize, to form), Latvian tver̂t (to seize, to hold), Lithuanian tvárstyti (to bandage), Latvian tvar̂stît (to snap, to catch) (1sg. tvar̂stu), Lithuanian turė́ti (to hold), Latvian turêt (to hold), Old Prussian turīt (to have). Indo-European cognates include Ancient Greek σορός (sorós, urn).

VerbEdit

*tvorìti[1]

  1. to make

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “твори́ть”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 231
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “твори́ть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*tvorìti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 501: “v. (c) ‘make’”