Appendix:Proto-Slavic/slava

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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 root noun *ḱlēw-, from the root *ḱlew- (to hear). Cognate with Lithuanian šlovė̃ (fame, honor) (Samogitian šlóvė (fame, honor)) and Latvian slava (fame, reputation, rumor), slave (fame, reputation, rumor).

Noun[edit]

sla̋va f (accent paradigm a)

  1. glory, fame

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • слава” 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
  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 453