Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/učiti

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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 *auˀkīˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁owk-éye-ti, from *h₁ewk-. Balto-Slavic cognates include Lithuanian jaukìnti, jaukinù (to tame, to domesticate), Latvian jaûcêt (to accustom), Old Prussian iaukint (to exercise). Other Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit उच्यति (ucyati, to be accustomed to), Old Armenian ուսանիմ (usanim, to learn), Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌿𐌷𐍄𐍃 (biūhts, accustomed to).

Derksen has a complex discussion of the possible origin of the acute tone in Balto-Slavic, boiling down to a suggestion by Frederik Kortlandt that initial *u- yielded Balto-Slavic acute under certain conditions.

Verb[edit]

*učiti impf (perfective *vyknǫti)

  1. to teach

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