Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/golva

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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 *galˀwā́ˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gelH-.

Noun[edit]

*golvà f[1][2]

  1. head
  2. (dialectal, West and East Slavic) murder, killed person

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*golvà”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 176: “f. ā (c) ‘head’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “golva golvy”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c head (NA 134, 140, 143; SA 24, 27, 30f., 33, 84, 172, 243; PR 135, 138; MP 20)”