Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bьrati

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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 *bʰéreti. The past stem *bьr-a- emerged from zero-grade *br-a- through secondary ablaut.

Verb[edit]

*bьrati impf[1][2]

  1. to pick up
  2. to take

Conjugation[edit]

  • Iterative *birati

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bьrati”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 73: “v. ‘take’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “berǫ bьrati”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 204, 236; PR 139)”