Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/zъvati

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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-Indo-European *ǵʰewH- (to call, invoke). Cognate with Lithuanian žavė́ti (to fascinate, to charm), Latvian zavêt (to cast a spell), Sanskrit हवते (hávate, to call, invoke), Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(zauuaiti, to call), Old Armenian ձաւնեմ (jawnem, to dedicate), Ancient Greek καυχάομαι (kaukháomai, to boast), Irish guth (voice).

Verb[edit]

*zъvati[1][2]

  1. to call

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*zъvati”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 551
  2. ^ Kapović, Mate (2007), “The Development of Proto-Slavic Quantity”, in Wiener Slavistisches Jahrbuch[1], University of Vienna, page 6: “*zъva̋ti”