Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/ubogъ

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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]

A bahuvrihi compound of *u and an adjective *bogъ ‎(fortunate), but which later shifted in meaning to "god". Compare *nebogъ ‎(poor).

Adjective[edit]

*ubogъ

  1. poor

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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 506