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Old Church Slavonic

Verb

рити (riti)

  1. to till

Ukrainian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *ryti < Proto-Slavic *rūti. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *rū-, *rou-. Related to the vowel ordering of Ukrainian рвати (rváty), to tear) < Old East Slavic ръвати (rŭvati), to tear) < Proto-Slavic *rŭvati < Proto-Indo-European *reu-, *rū-, *rŭ-.

Compare Russian рыть (ryt’), Belarusian рыць (ryc’), Old East Slavic рыти (ryti), Polish ryć, Upper Sorbian ryć, Czech rýt, Slovak ryť, Lower Sorbian ryś, Polabian råjě, Bulgarian рия (ríja), Macedonian рие (rie), Serbian ри̏ти (rie), Slovene ríti, Old Church Slavonic рыти (ryti).

Related to Lithuanian ráuti (to root, dig), rūtis (potato pit, cellar), Sanskrit rávati (breaks up, fragments), Irish ruam (spade, shovel).

Verb

рити (rýty)

  1. To dig, excavate (e.g. a well, рити колодязь rýty kolodjáz’).
  2. To root, as a pig.
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Etymology 2

From late Proto-Slavic *ryti (to carve). Compare Ukrainian рити (rýty), to dig), дереворит (derevorýt), woodcut).

Also compare Old East Slavic рытиіа (rytija), hand-built pottery?), Polish ryć (to carve, engrave), rytować (to carve, engrave), Czech rýt (to dig, engrave), rytí (engraving), Slovak ryť (to dig, cut), rytie (sculpture), Upper Sorbian ryć (to dig, engrave).

Verb

рити (rýty)

  1. (dialectal) To engrave.
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References

  • Мельничук, О.С., головний ред. (1982). Етимологічний Словник Української Мови, т 5, сс. 82—83 («рити»). Київ: Наукова Думка. litopys.org.ua.
  • Rudnyc’kyj, Jaroslav B. (1962). An Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language , vol 2, pp 942 ("рвати"). Winnipeg: Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences. litopys.org.ua.

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