Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/věno

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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 *wed-no-m and Proto-Indo-European *wedmo-. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἔεδνα (éedna, bride-price, wedding-gifts), Old English weotuma (bride-price).

Noun[edit]

*vě̑no n

  1. bride-price
  2. dowry

Declension[edit]

Per Derksen 2008, accent paradigm c is likely but not assured.

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