From: Piotr Gasiorowski
--- In cybalist@..., Andrei Markine <andrey@...> wrote:
> I would assume that 'bogaty' originally meant 'one who has gods on
> Compare with other adjectives with -at- and -ast- suffixes:
> nos (nose) > nosatyi (with big nose)
> ushi (ears) > ushastyi (with big ears)
> glaz (eye) > glazastyi (with sharp eyes)
> They don't look like past participles to me.
> At 9/4/01 08:59 AM +0000, you wrote:
> >Is Rus. <bogat-> "rich" related to that Iranian > Slavic
> >word? EIEC doesn't put it there. It looks like a -t past participle
> >of a non-existent *bogati "to apportion"?