Old Church Slavonic: tæsnʊ̆
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Old Church Slavonic
It has two synonimical meanings 'narrow like a narrow river, road, table etc.' and 'narrow with a connotation of very little or too litte space, tight'. Probably the second meaning predominated but it is not entirely clear.
Source of lexical data
Staroslavjanskij slovar'. Po rukopisjam X-XI vjekov, Moskva 1999.
Cognate Class I
Jocz, Lechosław (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, PWSZ w Gorzowie Wlkp.)
Indo-European Lexical Cognacy Database (LexDB version 0.9)