Appendix:Proto-Slavic/ęzykъ

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *inźū-kas, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *inźūˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s. Compare Lithuanian liežùvis, Old Prussian insuwis, Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā).

Noun[edit]

*(j)ęzy̋kъ m (accent paradigm a)

  1. tongue
  2. language

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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References[edit]

  • язык” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv