жрьти

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žьrti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *girH-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerH- (to welcome, greet, praise). Cognates include Latin grātus (welcome), Lithuanian gìrti (to praise), Old Prussian girtwei (to praise) and Sanskrit गृणाति (gṛṇā́ti, to praise).

Verb[edit]

жрьти (žrĭti)

  1. to sacrifice
  2. to offer