Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/derti

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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 *der(ˀ)-, from Proto-Indo-European *der(H)-. Cognate with Lithuanian dérti (to tear, to peel) (Žemaitian dialect), 1sg. derù, as well as Ancient Greek δέρω (dérō, to flay), English tear.

Verb[edit]

*dērtì impf[1][2]

  1. to tear

Inflection[edit]

(South Slavic *derǫ, influenced by *dьrati)

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*dertì”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 99: “v. (b) ‘tear’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “derti: dьrǫ dьretь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 203, 235, 251)”