Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bolna

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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]

Nomen abstractum of Proto-Balto-Slavic *balˀnas (white, bright), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰolHnos (bright, clear, vibrant) + *-h₂. Cognate with Lithuanian bálnas (white, having a white back).

Noun[edit]

*bòlna f[1]

  1. membrane
  2. fadedness (in South Slavic)

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Non-Slavic:

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bòlna”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 52: “f. ā (a) ‘membrane’”