Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kasati

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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 the same root as *česàti (to scratch, to comb). Cognate with Lithuanian kasýti (to scratch constantly), Latvian kasît (to scratch, to rake, to plane). See *česàti for further cognates.

Verb[edit]

*kasati impf

  1. to touch? to trot? to fold?

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • *kosa ((braided) hair)
  • *kosmъ (lock of hair, tuft)

Descendants[edit]

  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: kasati (to roll up)
      • Czech: kasat (to roll up)
    • Old Polish: kasać (to fold back, to tuck up)
      • Polish: kasać (to grab, to prepare, to climb, to aspire) (obsolete or dialectal)
    • Slovak: kasať (to roll up)
    • Slovincian: kãsăc
    • Sorbian:
      • Upper Sorbian: kasać (to roll up)
      • Lower Sorbian: kasaś (to roll up, to lift)

References[edit]

  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “каса́ться”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 384
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kasati”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 221
  • Trubačóv, Oleg, editor (1983), “*kasati (sę)”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 09, Moscow: Nauka, page 155
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “каса́ться”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress