Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/nitь

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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 *nítis, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)nh₁itis, from *(s)neh₁- (to spin, sew). Cognate with Latvian nĩts ((warp) thread), Lithuanian nýtis ((warp) thread).

Noun[edit]

nìtь f

  1. thread

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*nìtь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 353
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “нить”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress