Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bělъ

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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-Indo-European root noun *bʰēlHs (white surface or stain). Cognate with Lithuanian bãlas (white), báltas (white) and Latvian bãls (pale), balts (white).

Adjective[edit]

*bě̃lъ

  1. white

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm b.

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See also[edit]

Colors in Proto-Slavic · *květi (layout · text)
     *bělъ
(of animals) *bronъ
     *sivъ, *śěrъ      *čьrnъ
(of animals) *vornъ
     *smědъ, *snědъ, *rudъ
(of animals) *gnědъ
                          *čьrvenъ, *rudъ              *granivъ              *žьltъ
(of animals) *solvъ ; *polvъ
             *zelenъ              *zelenъ, *grěnъ                          
             *polvъ              *modrъ, *sinjь                           *bagъrъ

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  • Non-Slavic languages:

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