Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/boršьno

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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 *bʰarsinom, derivation of Proto-Indo-European *bʰars-. Cognate with Latvian barĩba (food), Latin far n (flour) and fārīna f (flour), English barley, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐍂𐌹𐌶𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (barizeins, barley, adjective), Old Norse barr m (grain), Old Irish bairgen f (bread, loaf), Welsh bara (bread).

Noun[edit]

*bȍršьno n

  1. flour

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “борошно”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bȍršьno”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 57