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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