Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/-ťi

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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]

When the stem ended in a velar the cluster *-kt- became palatalized before front vowels during the Common Slavic period which yielded this variant ending: *-kti > *-k't'i > *-ťi.

Suffix[edit]

*-ťi

  1. Form of *-ti, used with root-stem verbs ending in *k or *g.

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: -чи (-či)
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: -щи (-šti)
      Glagolitic: -ⱋⰹ (-šti)
    • Bulgarian: — (infinitive has been lost)
    • Macedonian: — (infinitive has been lost)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic: -ћи
      Latin: -ći
    • Slovene: -či
  • West Slavic:

References[edit]

  • Ranko Matasović (2008), Poredbenopovijesna gramatika hrvatskog jezika, Matica hrvatska: Zagreb, page 300f