Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/moťь

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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 *mogʰtis (from *megʰ-), whence also Proto-Germanic *mahtiz (Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌷𐍄𐍃 (mahts, power, might), Old English miht). Equivalent to *moťi +‎ *-tь.

Noun[edit]

*mȍťь f[1][2]

  1. power

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: мочь (močĭ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: moc
    • Old Polish: [Term?]
    • Slovak: moc

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*mȏgtь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 321: “f. i (c) ‘power’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “moktь, G.pl. moktьjь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (NA 117, SA 71; PR 138)”