Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čьrnъ

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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 *čьrxnъ ~← *kьrsnъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kirsnos (Derksen) or *kirsnas (author?), from Proto-Indo-European *kr̥s-nós (black). Morphologically *čьr- +‎ *-nъ.

Cognate with Lithuanian kir̃snas (black), Old Prussian kirsnan (black), Sanskrit कृष्ण (kṛṣṇa, black)

Adjective[edit]

*čьrnъ

  1. black

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Colors in Proto-Slavic · *květi (layout · text)
     *čьrvenъ, *rudъ      *zelenъ, *grěnъ      *žьltъ
(of animals) *solvъ
     *polvъ      *bělъ
(of animals) *bronъ
     ?      ?      ?      *zelenъ      ?
     ?      *modrъ, *sinjь      *granivъ      *sivъ, *śěrъ      ?
     *čьrnъ
(of animals) *vornъ
     *bagъrъ      *smědъ, *snědъ
(of animals) *gnědъ
     *polvъ      ?

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