Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/potьběga

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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]

Possibly a compound of otherwise unattested *potь ‎(husband) (< Proto-Indo-European *pótis ‎(master, husband)) and *běga from *běgati ‎(to run away, flee).

Noun[edit]

*potьběga f

  1. divorced wife

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “подпега”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress