Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/danь

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Asterisk.svg
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]

Formed as *dati (to give) +‎ *-nь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *dōˀnis, itself from Proto-Indo-European *deh₃-ni-s, the action noun of *deh₃- (to give). Cognate with Lithuanian duõnis (gift), Latin donum, Sanskrit दान (dā́na).

Noun[edit]

*dȃnь f[1][2]

  1. tribute, tax

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: дань (danʹ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*dȃnь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 95: “f. i (c) ‘tribute, tax’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “danь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “f. c afgift (PR 138)”