Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/génāˀ

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This Proto-Balto-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-Balto-Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun[edit]

*génāˀ f[1][2][3]

  1. woman

Inflection[edit]

Fixed accent.

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Prussian: genno
  • Slavic: *ženà (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kim, Ronald (2018), “The Phonology of Balto-Slavic”, in Jared S. Klein, Brian Joseph, and Matthias Fritz, editors, Comparative Indo-European Linguistics: An International Handbook of Language Comparison and the Reconstruction of Indo-European[1], Berlin: de Gruyter
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*ženà”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 558: “*génaʔ”
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “genno”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 558: “*génaʔ”