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.



From Proto-Balto-Slavic *weźtei, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ- (to bring, transport).



  1. to cart, lead, convey


See alsoEdit


  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: везти (vezti)

Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “везу”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Chernykh, Pavel (1999), “везти”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russian Language, page 138
  • Sreznevsky, Izmail (1893), “Proto-Slavic/vezti”, in Матеріалы для Словаря древне-русскаго языка по письменнымъ памятникамъ[1] [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 1: А К, Saint Petersburg: Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 233


  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*veztì”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 518