Appendix:Proto-Slavic/vьlna

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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 1[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *wilˀnāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂.

Cognate with Lithuanian vìlna, Latvian vil̃na and Old Prussian wilna (skirt).

Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit ऊर्णा (ū́rṇā), Latin lāna, and Old English wull (English wool).

Noun[edit]

*vьlna f

  1. wool
Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *wiln-, from Proto-Indo-European *wl̥Hn-.

Cognate with Lithuanian vilnìs, vilnià and Latvian vilņa and Sanskrit ऊर्मि (ūrmí, wave).

Noun[edit]

*vьlna f

  1. wave
Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 537
  • волна” 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