Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čelověkъ

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This Proto-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-Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷel- (crowd, people), Sanskrit कुलं (kulaṃ), Ancient Greek τέλος (télos) and Old English scolu. The latter part is akin to Lithuanian vaĩkas (child), Latvian vaiks (boy) and Old Prussian waiх (manservant), possibly ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-.

Noun[edit]

*čelověkъ m[1]

  1. man, human

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Further reading[edit]

  • Gluhak, Alemko (1993) Hrvatski etimološki rječnik (in Serbo-Croatian), Zagreb: August Cesarec

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*čelověkъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 80: “m. o ‘man’”