Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/zima

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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 *źeimāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeymeh₂ - there was also a root variant *ǵʰyem-. Cognate with Lithuanian žiema, Latvian ziema, Latin hiems, Sanskrit हिम ‎(himá), Ancient Greek χεῖμα ‎(kheîma), Hittite 𒄀𒈠𒀭 ‎(giman).

Noun[edit]

*zima f

  1. winter

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm c.

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]