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Proto-IE: *k'ey-
Meaning: to lie
Hittite: ki- `liegen' (Tischler 568 f)
Old Indian: śéte, śayate, -ti `to lie, lie down, rest'; śayā́, śayyā f. `bed, couch'
Avestan: saēte `liegt'
Old Greek: kêi̯mai̯, 3 pl. kéatai̯ (att. kêi̯ntai̯) `liegen, sich befinden, stattfinden'; desid. (ft.) kéi̯ō, kei̯émen, kéi̯ontes, hom. iter. (pare)-késketo; kói̯tǟ f. `Lager, Bett, Ehebett, Nest, Parzelle, Kiste', kôi̯to-s m. `Lager, Bett, Schlaf', koi̯máō `zur Ruhe legen, zu Bett bringen, einschläfern'
Baltic: ? *čeĩ- vb.
Germanic: *xī-[ɵ]-a- n., *xī-[ɵ]-ia- n.
Latin: cūnae pl. f. `Wiege, Nest', pl. cūnābula n. `Wiegenbett, Nest'
Russ. meaning: лежать
References: WP I 358 f
Comments: The Lith. meaning can be perhaps explained from *'get into' < 'lie down into' (?).
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