Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/-nьje

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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]

Compounded from the past participle suffix *-n- and *-ьje. Originally it is therefore a deadjectival variant of *-ьje, denoting a state, condition, or property.

Suffix[edit]

*-nьje n

  1. Deverbal, forming action nouns.
    *dělati (to do, act)*dělanьje (work)
    *pьsati (to write)*pьsanьje (writing; that which is written)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Šekli, Matej (2012), “Besedotvorni pomeni samostalniških izpeljank v praslovanščini”, in Philological Studies[1] (in Slovene), volume 10, issue 1, Skopje, Perm, Ljubljana, Zagreb, pages 115–32
  • Halla-aho, Jussi (2006) Problems of Proto-Slavic Historical Nominal Morphology: On the Basis of Old Church Slavic (Slavica Helsingiensia; 26)‎[2], Helsinki: University of Helsinki, page 75f