оунии

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin. Has been connected to Sanskrit अवति (ávati, to protect, help) via Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewH-, under the assumption that the adjective contains an n-suffix.

Adjective[edit]

оун҄ии (unʹii)

  1. better, best

References[edit]

  • оунии” in Р.М. Цейтлин, Р. Вечерка, Э. Благова (ред.) (1994) Старославянский словарь (по рукописям X—XI веков), Москва: Русский язык
  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 509