Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/ritь

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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 *rēyti-. Cognate with Lithuanian ríetas (thigh, loin), Latvian riẽta (thigh, haunch), Old Armenian երի (eri).

Noun[edit]

*ritь f[1]

  1. buttock

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Church Slavonic: рить (ritĭ, buttocks) (Serbian)
  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: рить (ritĭ, hoof)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*ritь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 436: “f. i ‘buttocks’”