Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bermę

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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 *bermen, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHmen. Cognate with Sanskrit भरीमन् (bhárīman, supporting, nourishing).

Noun[edit]

*bèrmę n[1][2]

  1. load, burden

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bèrmę”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 37: “n. n (a) ‘load, burden’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “bermę -ene”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a byrde (NA 133, 143; SA 24; PR 132)”