Appendix:Proto-Slavic/porsę

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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 *parśas (author?) or *porś- (Derksen), from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian paršas, Old Prussian prastian.

Indo-European cognates include Latin porcus, Ancient Greek πόρκος ‎(pórkos), Proto-Germanic *farhaz, Kurdish purs, Khotanese рāsi (from *раrsа-), Middle Irish оrс.

Noun[edit]

*pȍrsę n

  1. piglet

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm c.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 414
  • поросенок in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv