Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/zьrěti

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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 1[edit]

Cognate with Lithuanian žėrė́ti (to shine, to sparkle), 1sg. žẽriu, žėrúoti (to glow, sparkle), possibly also žiūrė́ti (to look).

Verb[edit]

*zьrěti impf

  1. to observe, to look at
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Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: зьрѣти (zĭrěti), 1sg. зьрю (zĭrju)

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 552
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “зреть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “зреть”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 330

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Sanskrit जरति (járati), जीर्यति (jī́ryati, to become decrepit or rotten, to age), जरन्त् (járant, old), Ancient Greek γραῦς (graûs, old woman), γέρων (gérōn, old man, old), γῆρας (gêras, old age), Old Armenian ծեր (cer, old man, old), Old Norse karl (man, old man), English churl.

Verb[edit]

*zьrěti impf

  1. to ripen
Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 552
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “зреть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “зреть”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 330