Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bolь

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

The only parallels exist in Germanic languages: compare Old English bealo (evil), Old Norse bǫl and Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌻𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (balweins, torture). Proto-Indo-European root is unclear. Derksen derives it from Proto-Indo-European *bʰol(H)-i- with Old Cornish bal (illness) as a further cognate.

Noun[edit]

*bȏlь f

  1. pain

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Non-Slavic languages:

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