degti

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Latvian[edit]

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degti

  1. nominative plural masculine form of degts

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰegʷʰ-

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *deg-tei[1]; compare Latvian degt ‎(burn, light), Old Prussian dagis ‎(summer), Proto-Slavic *žeg- < *geg- (via assimilation). From Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- ‎(to burn); cognate with Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬲𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 ‎(dažaiti), Sanskrit दहति ‎(dáhati, to burn, to consume), Latin foveō ‎(warm, cherish), Ancient Greek, Middle Irish daig ‎(fire, pain), τέφρα ‎(téphra, ashes) Albanian djeg ‎(burn), Tocharian A tsäk- ‎(burn up). Compare also dagà ‎(heat of the sun).

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Verb[edit]

dègti ‎(third-person present tense dẽga, third-person past tense dẽgė)

  1. (intransitive) to burn
    Namas dega. - The house is on fire.
  2. (transitive) to burn
    degti degtuką - to burn a match

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ronald Kim (forth.), The phonology of Balto-Slavic, In: Handbook of Indo-European Studies, ed. M. Weiss & A. Garrett, OUP