Old Polish names of legal tussles and trials based on preslavic '*per-ti' and their history in Polish language
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Preslavic verb '*per-ti' (to push) and its prefix derivatives constituted the base for many law terms (nouns and verbs) in Polish and other Slavic languages. It may be explained by the fact that the meaning of the root of the verb is essential in expressing different kinds of interpersonal conflicts. The author shows the terms that named activities in Old Polish legal vocabulary and continued preslavic '*per-ti'.
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