Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/sьrati

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Asterisk.svg
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 *sḱer- (Pokorny, Vasmer).

Compare Lithuanian sar̃ni, Avestan 𐬯𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬌𐬀 (sairiia), Persian سرگین (sargīn), Sanskrit शर्धते (śárdhate), अवशर्धयति (avaśardhayati), possibly Ancient Greek σκῶρ (skôr), Proto-Germanic *skarną (manure) (whence Icelandic skarn).

Verb[edit]

*sьrati impf

  1. to shit, defecate

Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “срать”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “сор”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 188