Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/-atъ

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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 *-āˀtas, from Proto-Indo-European *-eh₂tos.

Suffix[edit]

*-àtъ

  1. Creates adjectives from nouns denoting a property, characteristic or shape.
    *bȏgъ (wealth, share; god)*bogàtъ (wealthy)
    *bordà (beard)*bordàtъ (bearded)
    *dȇrvo (wood; tree)*dervàtъ (abounding in trees, woody)
    *čelò (forehead)*čelàtъ (having a large/prominent forehead)
    *ȃje (egg)*ajàtъ (ovate, egg-shaped)

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Descendants[edit]

  • South Slavic:

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