Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/saušas

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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 *h₂sowsos, from *h₂sews-.

Adjective[edit]

*saušas[1][2][3]

  1. dry

Descendants[edit]

  • Latvian: sauss
  • Lithuanian: saũsas (the result of assimilation s-š > s-s, or inherited from a Balto-Slavic dialect in which the RUKI sound change didn't occur)
  • Slavic: *sȗxъ (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*sȗxъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 473: “*souṣos”
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “sausas”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 390: “*souṣos”
  3. ^ Ranko Matasović - Toward a relative chronology of the earliest Baltic and Slavic sound changes, University of Zagreb, 2005