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]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *ṓˀśuptrembas, possibly from *h₁ōḱú-pth₂r̥, 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 (āśú), Latin ocior, Ancient Greek ὠκύς (ōkús). Formed with the suffix found in other bird names, compare *golǫbь (pigeon).

Noun[edit]

*àstrę̄bъ m[1][2]

  1. hawk

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*às(ъ)trę̄bъ; *às(ъ)trě̄bъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 29: “m. o (a) ‘hawk’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “astrębъ”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (PR 132)”