Appendix:Proto-Slavic/rajь

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This entry contains Proto-Slavic 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 Iranian borrowing. Compare Avestan [script?] (rāy-, paradise, wealth)[script?], Sanskrit रयि (rayi).

Noun[edit]

*rajь m

  1. paradise

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • рай” 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