Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/moriti

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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 *mareitei, from Proto-Indo-European *mor-éye- (to kill), causative of *mer- (to die). Equivalent to *morъ (death; plague) +‎ *-iti.

Verb[edit]

*morìti impf[1]

  1. to kill (slowly or cruelly)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “moriti: morjǫ moritь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c slå ihjel (PR 140)”