Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/ǫžь

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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 *angi(o)s, *angi(a)s, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake). Baltic cognates include Old Prussian angis, Lithuanian angìs, Latvian odze. Indo-European cognates include Latin anguis, Old High German unc and Old Armenian աւձ (awj).

Noun[edit]

*ǫ̃žь m[1]

  1. snake

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “уж”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • angis in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*ǫ̃žь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 388: “m. jo (b) ‘snake’”