Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/-tь

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (palatalized form when the verbal root ends in velar consonant): *-ťь

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-tis.

Suffix[edit]

*-tь f

  1. Deverbative, creates nouns denoting act, state, objects or tools.
    *merti(to die)*sъmьrtь(death)
    *mogti > *moťi(to be able to, can)*mogtь > *moťь(power, strength)
    *pekti > *peťi(to bake)*pektь > *peťь(furnace)
    *padti > *pasti(to fall)*padtь >*pastь(trap)
    *mazati(to grease)*maztь > *mastь(ointment)
    *dē-(to suck) > *dětь(child)

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