Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kobyla

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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]

Probably an early borrowing from a Turkic language,[1] although it may be cognate with Latin caballus[2], or Khotanese [script needed] (kabä).[3]

Noun[edit]

*kobyla f

  1. mare (female horse)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schenker, Alexander M. (1996), The Dawn of Slavic: An Introduction to Slavic Philology, 2.66. Lexical borrowing, pp. 159-160.
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, p. 232.
  3. ^ Bailey, H. W. (1979) Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 52