Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/rasā́ˀ

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This Proto-Balto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *h₁róseh₂. Cognate with Latin rōs (dew), Sanskrit रसा (rásā, moisture, humidity).

Noun[edit]

*rasā́ˀ f[1][2]

  1. dew

Inflection[edit]

Declension of *rasā́ˀ (ā-stem, mobile accent)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative *rasā́ˀ *rásāiˀ *rásās
Accusative *rásā(ˀ)n *rásāiˀ *rásā(ˀ)ns
Genitive *rasā́(ˀ)s *rasā́u(ˀ) *rasṓn
Locative *rasā́iˀ *rasā́u(ˀ) *rasā́(ˀ)su
Dative *rásāi *rasā́(ˀ)(ˀ) *rasā́(ˀ)mas
Instrumental *rásāˀn *rasā́(ˀ)māˀ *rasā́(ˀ)mīˀs
Vocative *rása *rásāiˀ *rásās

Descendants[edit]

  • East Baltic:
    • Latvian: rasa
    • Lithuanian: rasà
  • Proto-Slavic: *rosà (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*rosà”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 438: “*rosáʔ”
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “rasa”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 376: “*rosáʔ”