Appendix:Proto-Slavic/vě

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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 *wḗ/*wéh₁ (we two), the nominative dual of *éǵ(h₂), *eǵHóm, *eǵóh₂ (I).

Pronoun[edit]

*vě̑

  1. we two

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: вѣ ()
  • South Slavic:
    • Middle Bulgarian: вѣ ()
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: вѣ ()
      Glagolitic: ⰲⱑ ()
    • Serbo-Croatian: -vo (Bednja Kajkavian, possibly)
  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: (C14)
      • Old Czech: va (C15, by analogy to the new verbal 1st person ending -va instead of the older -vě, also to the number dva)
    • Old Polish: wa (same analogy as in Czech)
    • Kashubian: ma < *va < vě (same analogy as in Czech, m- due to influence of the plural form)
    • Slovincian: (same analogy as in Kashubian)
    • Sorbian:
      • Upper Sorbian: wi (dialectal, secondary -i by analogy to the o-stem plural desinence -i)
        • wej (by analogy to the new verbal 1st person ending -ej, or to other pronouns such as tej and wonej)