Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/klęčati

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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 *klenk-. Likely cognate with Latvian klencêt (to hobble), Lithuanian klékti (to walk with difficulty), in which case from Proto-Indo-European. Further etymology unknown.

Verb[edit]

*klęčàti

  1. to kneel

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*klęčàti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 225