Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kričati

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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 *krȋkъ +‎ *-ěti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kreik-. Cognate with Lithuanian krỹkti (to cry (of birds), to quack), krỹkšti (to shout), Ancient Greek κρίκε (kríke, (he) squeals, (it) pops).

Verb[edit]

*kričati impf[1][2]

  1. to scream

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kričati”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 247: “v. (c) ‘cry, scream’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “kričati: kričjǫ kričitь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c skrige (PR 139)”