Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bez

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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 *beź, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeǵʰ. Cognate with Lithuanian , Latvian bez and Old Prussian bhe.

Preposition[edit]

*bez[1][2]

  1. (with genitive) without
    Antonym: *sъ(n)

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bez(ъ)”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 38: “prep. ‘without’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “bez”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “(prep. and prefix) (PR 146)”