Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/modrъ

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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-Indo-European *modʰros ‎(blue) (compare Hittite 𒀭𒋫𒋫𒀭 ‎(antaran, blue)), probably from PIE *meh₂d- ‎(to be wet, to drip, grease).

Adjective[edit]

*modrъ

  1. (dialectal) blue

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

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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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

Trubačev O. N., editor (1992), “*modrъ(jь)”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 19, Moscow: Nauka, page 101