Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/blęsti

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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 *blenstei, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlendʰ-ye-ti, from *bʰlendʰ- (to blend, mix up).

Verb[edit]

*blęsti[1][2]

  1. to talk nonsense
  2. to err

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*blęsti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 44: “v. ‘talk nonsense, err’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “blędǫ blęsti[?]”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c tage fejl (PR 139)”