Appendix:Proto-Slavic/ǫžь

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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 Proto-Balto-Slavic *angi(o)s, *angi(a)s, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake). Baltic cognates include Old Prussian angis, Lithuanian angìs, Latvian odze. Indo-European cognates include Latin anguis, Old High German unc and Old Armenian աւձ (awj).

Noun[edit]

ǫ̃žь m (accent paradigm b)

  1. snake

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
  • South Slavic:
    • Serbo-Croatian: u̯õš (a kind of a black snake) (Chakavian)
    • Slovene: (a grass snake), vož (snake)
  • West Slavic:

References[edit]

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 399
  • уж” 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
  • angis in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė