Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/stignǫti

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *steygʰ-. Cognate with Lithuanian steĩgti (to found, to produce), steĩgtis (to hurry up, to try), 1sg. steigiúos, Latvian stèigt (to hurry), 1sg. stèidzu, Sanskrit स्तिघ्नोति (stighnóti, to rise), Ancient Greek στείχω (steíkhō, to walk, to march), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌴𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽 (steigan, to climb), Old Irish tíagaim (to walk, to go), Albanian shteg (road).

Verb[edit]

*stìgnǫti

  1. to attain
  2. to catch up with, to reach

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • *stigti (to attach, to catch up with, to reach)

Descendants[edit]

  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: stihnouti (to catch up with, to overtake)
    • Polish: ścignąć (to chase)
    • Slovak: stihnúť (to catch up with, to overtake)

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*stìgnǫti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 467
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “-стигать”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “достига́ть”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 264–265