Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/běsъ

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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 *bʰoiHdʰsos, from *bʰoiHdʰ-.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian baĩsus (terrible apparition).

Indo-European cognates include Latin foedus (foul) and Welsh baedd (wild boar).

Noun[edit]

*běsъ m

  1. demon, evil spirit

Descendants[edit]

  • West Slavic: