Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/galˀwā́ˀ

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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 *gelH-.

Noun[edit]

*galˀwā́ˀ f[1][2][3][4]

  1. head

Inflection[edit]

Mobile accent.

Descendants[edit]

  • Latgalian: golva
  • Latvian: gal̂va
  • Lithuanian: galvà
  • Old Prussian: gallū, galwo
  • Slavic: *golvà (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. ^ Balto-Slavic Mobility as an Indo-European Problem, J. Jasanoff
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*golvà”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 176: “*golʔwáʔ”
  4. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “galva”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 162: “*golʔwáʔ”