Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/i

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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 *ei, an early locative singular determiner, formed from the root *h₁e-, *h₁o-. Compare Greek εἰ (eἰ, if), Gothic 𐌴𐌹 (ei, and, so that, be it). Follows from ablative Proto-Indo-European *ed.

Conjunction[edit]

*i

  1. and

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: и (i)
    • Belarusian: і (i)
    • Russian: и (i)
    • Ukrainian: і (i)
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: и (i)
      Glagolitic: (I)
    • Bulgarian: и (i)
    • Macedonian: и (i)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic: i
      Roman: i
    • Slovene: in
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: i
    • Polish: i
    • Slovak: i