Appendix:Proto-Slavic/vydra

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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-Balto-Slavic *ūdrāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European:

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian ūdra (otter), Latvian ūdrs and Old Prussian wudro.

Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit उद्र (udrá, otter; a kind of aquatic animal), Avestan [script needed] (udra-, otter), Ancient Greek ὕδρα (húdra, water snake) and Proto-Germanic *utraz (otter).

Noun[edit]

*vydra f

  1. otter

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 534
  • выдра 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