Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čitati

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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 [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *kʷeyt-.

Cognate with Latgalian skaiteit, Latvian skaitīt, Lithuanian skaityti, Samogitian skaitītė.

Verb[edit]

*čitati impf

  1. to read
  2. to count

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Non-Slavic languages:

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “чита́ть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*čitati”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 90