Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čerda

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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-Balto-Slavic *(s)kerdāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerdʰ-.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian ker̃džius (shepherd), sker̃džius (shepherd), Old Prussian kērdan (time (acc. sg.)).

Indo-European cognates include Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌳𐌰 (hairda, herd), and possibly Sanskrit शर्ध m (śárdha, host (of Maruts)) and Avestan 𐬯𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬜𐬀(sarəδa, kind, nature).

Noun[edit]

*čērdà f[1][2]

  1. file, herd

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*čerdà; *čérdъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 81: “f. ā; m. o (b) ‘file, herd’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “čerda čerdy”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b herd; row; turn (NA 92, 141; PR 135)”