Appendix:Proto-Slavic/dьnь

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This entry contains Proto-Slavic 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, from Proto-Indo-European *déi-no-, ultimately from *dyew-, *dyeu- (to shine). Cognate with Latvian/Lithuanian diena (day), Old Prussian dēinā (day). Further cognates include Latin diēs (day), Sanskrit दिन (dina, day) and Old Armenian տիւ (tiw, daytime). Not related to English day (from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʰ- (to burn)).

Noun[edit]

*dьnь m

  1. day

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]