Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/sęťi

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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 *sēˀg-, *senˀg-, from Proto-Indo-European *seg-, *seng-. Cognate with Lithuanian sègti (to fasten, to pin) (1sg. segù, 1sg. past segiaũ), Latvian segt (to cover) (1sg. sȩdzu), Sanskrit सजति (sájati, to adhere to), causative सञ्जयति (sañjayati), Old Persian [script needed] (frahanǰati, to hang), Old Irish suanem (rope) < *sogn-.

Verb[edit]

*sęťi

  1. to reach for

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*sęgti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 449
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “сяга́ть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress