Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/nesti

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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *neśtei(to carry), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁neḱ (Derksen) or *neḱ- / *eneḱ-(to reach, arrive, carry) (ЭССЯ).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian nèšti(to carry), Latvian nest(to carry).

Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit नशति(naśati), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(nasaiti), Ancient Greek 1 sg. aor. ἤνεγκον(ḗnenkon, brought), Latin nancīscor(I reach), Old Irish ·icc, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌽𐌰𐌷(ganah), 𐌱𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌷(binah), Sanskrit अश्नुते(aśnute), Avestan 𐬀𐬱𐬥𐬀𐬊𐬌𐬙𐬌(ašnaoiti), Old Armenian հասանեմ(hasanem, to arrive at, to reach), Tocharian B eṅk, Hittite [script needed](ninikzi).

Verb[edit]

*nesti impf (underlying */nes-∅-ti/)

  1. to carry, to bring

Conjugation[edit]

Iterative: *nositi(to carry, to bear)

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