Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/voskъ

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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-Balto-Slavic *woṣko, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱs-ko-m? (Derksen) or *woks- (Černyx).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian vãškas ‎(wax), Latvian vasks ‎(wax).

Indo-European cognates include Proto-Germanic *wahsą ‎(wax), unlikely Ancient Greek ἰξός ‎(ixós).

Noun[edit]

*voskъ m

  1. wax

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm b? or c.

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 529
  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “воск”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “воск”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 168