рити

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

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рити (riti)

  1. to till

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ryti, from Proto-Slavic *rūti. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *rū-, *rou-. Related to the vowel ordering of Ukrainian рвати (rváty, to tear), from Old East Slavic ръвати (rŭvati, to tear), from Proto-Slavic *rŭvati, from Proto-Indo-European *reu-, *rū-, *rŭ-.

Compare Russian рыть (ryt’), Belarusian рыць (ryc’), Old East Slavic рыти (ryti), Polish ryć, Upper Sorbian ryć, Czech rýt, Slovak ryť, Lower Sorbian ryś, Polabian råjě, Bulgarian рия (ríja), Macedonian рие (rie), Serbo-Croatian ри̏ти (rie), Slovene ríti, Old Church Slavonic рыти (ryti).

Related to Lithuanian ráuti (to root, dig), rūtis (potato pit, cellar), Sanskrit [script?] (rávati, breaks up, fragments), Irish ruam (spade, shovel).

Verb[edit]

ри́ти (rýty?

  1. To dig, excavate (e.g. a well, рити колодязь rýty kolodjáz’).
  2. To root, as a pig.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From late Proto-Slavic *ryti (to carve). Compare Ukrainian рити (rýty, to dig), дереворит (derevorýt, woodcut).

Also compare Old East Slavic рытиіа (rytija, hand-built pottery?), Polish ryć (to carve, engrave), rytować (to carve, engrave), Czech rýt (to dig, engrave), rytí (engraving), Slovak ryť (to dig, cut), rytie (sculpture), Upper Sorbian ryć (to dig, engrave).

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ри́ти (rýty?

  1. (dialectal) to engrave
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