Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/astrębъ

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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 from *h₁oh₁ḱu-ptr, from *h₂eḱ-us (swift, fast) + the zero grade of *pter- (wing), whence Ancient Greek ὠκύπτερος (ōkúpteros, swift-winged (hawk or falcon)), Latin accipiter (hawk), and from the first word in the compound, Sanskrit आशु (āśu), Latin ocior and Ancient Greek ὠκύς (ōkús). Formed with the suffix found in other bird names, compare *golǫbь (pigeon).

Noun[edit]

*àstrę̄bъ m[1]

  1. hawk

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 29