Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/šьvьcь

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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 *sjuwikos. Equivalent to *šiti (to sew) +‎ *-ьcь. Cognate with Lithuanian siuvìkas, siuvikis (tailor), Old Prussian schuwikis (tailor)

Noun[edit]

*šьvьcь ?

  1. tailor
  2. shoemaker

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 488
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “швец”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress