Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/slava

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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 root noun *ḱlēw-, from the root *ḱlew- (to hear). Cognate with Lithuanian šlovė̃ (fame, honor) (Samogitian šlóvė (fame, honor)) and Latvian slava (fame, reputation, rumor), slave (fame, reputation, rumor).

Noun[edit]

*slàva f

  1. glory, fame

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Non-Slavic languages:

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “слава”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 453