Appendix:Proto-Slavic/ežь

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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-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰis (hedgehog).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian ežys (hedgehog) and Latvian ezis (hedgehog).

Other Indo-European cogntes include Phrygian ἔξις (eksis) (read ἔζις (ezis)), Ancient Greek ἐχῖνος (ekhînos), Old English igil (English ile), Old High German igil (German Igel), Old Armenian ոզնի (ozni), Old Norse ígull, Ossetian уызын (wyzyn), Albanian esh.

Noun[edit]

*ežь m

  1. hedgehog

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]