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]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • *àstrę̄bь
  • *àstrě̄bъ
  • *àsъtrę̄bъ
  • *àsъtrě̄bъ

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. hawk

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

я́стер (jáster), я́струб (jástrub)

References[edit]