Appendix:Proto-Slavic/tęžьkъ

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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 *tę̑gъkъ, *tęgъka̍, *tę̑gъko (definite *tęgъkъ̀jь), with medial *-ž- taken from the comparative form *tęžьjь. Further from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ting-, from Proto-Indo-European *tn̥gʰ-, zero-grade of *tengʰ-. Morphologically as *tę̑gъ, tęga̍, *tę̑go +‎ *-ьkъ.

Direct cognates are Lithuanian tingùs (lazy) and Proto-Germanic *þunguz (Old Norse þungr (heavy)).

Adjective[edit]

*tęžьkъ (comparative *tęžьjь)

  1. heavy (great weight)

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 494
  • тяжелый 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
  • tingus in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė
  • Alemko Gluhak (1993), Hrvatski etimološki rječnik, August Cesarec: Zagreb, page 624f