Talk:свёкор

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Perhaps it is worth mentioning that there is a theory about the Slavic nouns beings loanwords from a Germanic language. This is supported by Rudolf Much, as quoted by Vasmer (although Vasmer himself disagrees). The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 10:43, 20 August 2010 (UTC)

I wouldn't include that old theory. You have a strange penchant for Slavic-Germanic loanwords :) --Vahag 18:46, 20 August 2010 (UTC)
Yes, I am interested in parallels between Slavic and Germanic languages. But at least Slovak švagor descends from Old/Middle?/ High German, does it not? The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 20:13, 20 August 2010 (UTC)
Yes, according to ČESKÝ ETYMOLOGICKÝ SLOVNÍK švagr is 'Z něm. Schwager'. --Vahag 07:50, 21 August 2010 (UTC)
Great, I added it :) Who is the author of that dictionary? Machek's dictinoary is entitled Etymologický slovník jazyka českého. The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 16:48, 21 August 2010 (UTC)
Someone named Jiří Rejzek. --Vahag 18:23, 21 August 2010 (UTC)
Centum reflex in Common Slavic *svekrъ < PIE *sweḱuros is explained as the original Satemized stem *sweśur- being replaced by *swekr < *swe˜ḱr- on the analogy of *svekry 'mother-in-law (husband’s mother)', itself regularly from from PIE ū-stem *swe˜ḱr-uH where depalatalization of *ḱ occurred (Depalatalization before resonants unless followed by a front vowel occurred in Balto-Slavic and Albanian). Much is a bit obsolete... :P --Ivan Štambuk 19:06, 20 August 2010 (UTC)