Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/cěstiti

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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]

Causative of *cěsta +‎ *-iti, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)koyt- (to cleanse) or Proto-Indo-European *(s)koyd- (to split, to dissect).

Verb[edit]

*cě̀stiti[1][2]

  1. to clean

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Old Cyrillic: цѣстити (cěstiti)
      Glagolitic: ⱌⱑⱄⱅⰻⱅⰻ (cěstiti)
    • Slovene: cestiti

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*cěstiti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 76: “v.”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “cěstiti: cěstjǫ cěstitь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a rense (PR 133)”