Reconstruction:Proto-Turkic/baĺč

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This Proto-Turkic 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-Turkic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Proto-Mongolic *malǯa- (bald) (cf. Mongolian мулзан (mulzan, bald)). See also Turkish kelle (head) and Turkish kel (bald), ultimately going back to Proto-Indo-European *kalw- (bald, head).

Noun[edit]

*baĺč

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. beginning

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Medieval
    • Karakhanid: بَشْ (baš), باشْ (bāš)
    • Old Turkic
    • Kipchak:
      • Cuman: [script needed] (baš)
      • Mamluk-Kipchak: [script needed] (bāš)
    • Khorezmian: [script needed] (baš)
  • Oghuz
    • West Oghuz
    • Salar
      • Salar: [script needed] (baš)
    • East Oghuz
  • Kipchak
    • West Kipchak
    • North Kipchak
    • South Kipchak
  • Karluk:
  • Siberian
    • North Siberian
    • South Siberian
      • Western Yugur: [script needed] (baš)
      • Sayan Turkic
      • Yenisei Turkic
  • Oghur: