Old Lithuanian plęšti
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Wojciech Smoczyński
Jagellonian University, Poland
Published 2021-07-26
https://doi.org/10.15388/SBOL.2021.19
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Keywords

borrowing
back-formation
primary vs secondary verb formation

How to Cite

Smoczyński W. (2021) “Old Lithuanian plęšti”, Vilnius University Open Series, pp. 354-357. doi: 10.15388/SBOL.2021.19.

Abstract

Old Lithuanian plęšti ‘rejoice, jump in joy, dance’ may be interpreted as a back-formation from *plenšoti, a verb borrowed from Old Polish plęsać.

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