Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/-ьstvo

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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-Slavic[edit]

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*-ьstvo n

  1. Deadjectival, forming nouns denoting a condition or state. Equivalent of English -hood, -ness.
    *bogatъ (rich, wealth)*bogatьstvo (wealth, fortune; richness)
    *lǫkavъ (evil, cunning)*lǫkavьstvo (wickedness, cunningness)
    *mъnogъ (many)*mъnožьstvo (multitude, crowd)
  2. Denominal, forming nouns denoting a performance or carrying of action. Equivalent of English -hood, -ness.
    *gospodь (lord, master)*gospodьstvo (power, rule, government)
    *děva (maiden, virigin)*děvьstvo (virginity, purity)
    *mǫžь (man, husband)*mǫžьstvo (masculinity, manhood)
  3. Deverbal, forming nouns denoting an action. Equivalent of English -hood, -ness.
    *dějati (to do, act)*dějьstvo (performance, operation)
    *čuti (to feel, perceive)*čujьstvo, *čuvьstvo (feeling, emotion)

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