Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/gnida

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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 a Proto-Indo-European root that appears to have had several byforms. The Slavic appears to go back to *gnid- or *gʷnid-, while Germanic *hnits points to *knid- or *ḱnid-, Celtic *snid- (Old Irish sned, Welsh nedd) to *snid-, and Albanian thëri and Ancient Greek κονίς ‎(konís) to *ḱonid- (or maybe *ḱh₃nid-?).

Noun[edit]

*gnida f

  1. nit (louse egg)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]