Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čukъ

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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]

Possibly polygenetic. Proposed origins:

Noun[edit]

*čȗkъ m[1]

  1. (onomatopoeic) knock, clatter, rumble
    pigmy owl (in Western South Slavic)
  2. hammer, mallet
    Synonyms: *kyjь, *moltъ

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: чук (čuk, part of forelock) (dialectal)
    • Ukrainian: чук (čuk, rumble)
  • South Slavic:
    • Bulgarian: чу́к (čúk, hammer; knock)
    • Macedonian: чук (čuk, knock)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • Slovene: čūk (pigmy owl)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) , “čūk”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “*čȗkъ”