Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/vьrtěti

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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 *wirt-, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥t-, from Proto-Indo-European *wert-. Baltic cognates include Lithuanian vir̃sti (to fall, to collapse), 1sg. virčiù, Latvian vḕrst (to direct, to steer), Old Prussian wīrst (becomes, 3sg.). Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit वर्तते (vártate, to turn, to roll), Latin vertō (to turn), Proto-Germanic *werþaną (to become).

Verb[edit]

*vьrtě̀ti

  1. to turn

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References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 539
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “верте́ть”, 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), “верте́ть”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 144