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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-Indo-European *-is

Suffix[edit]

*-ь f Forms nouns:

  1. From adjectives
    Synonyms: *-ina, *-ota, *-yni
    *glǫbь*glǫbъ (deep)
    *golь*golъ (naked, nude, bare; bald)
    *bělь*bělъ (white)
    *glušь*gluxъ (deaf)
    *moldь*moldъ (young)
    *četvьrtь (quarter)*četvьrtъ (fourth)
  2. From participles
    Synonyms: *-ina, *-ica, *-ъka, *-ъkъ, *-ьcь
    *kopanь*kopanъ*kopati (to dig)
    *oranь*oranъ*orati (to plow/plough)
    *dьranь*dьranъ*dьrati (to tear, flay)
    *opuxlь*opuxlъ*opuxnǫti
    *orsědlь*orsědlъ*orsěsti
  3. From verbs
    Synonym: *-ъ
    *obuvь (footwear)**obovь*obuti (to put on footwear)
    *blędь*blęsti (pres. *blędǫ)
    *gręzь*gręzti (pres. *gręzǫ)
    *rěčь*reťi (to say) (pres. *rekǫ)
    *mazь*mazati (to smear) (pres. *mažǫ)

Declension[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

In many descendants this suffix became inseparable, see also derived terms.

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: ()
      • Belarusian: ()
      • Russian: ()
      • Ukrainian: ()
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic: ()

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