Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/debelъ

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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 *debelas, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeb-e-lo-s, from *dʰeb- (fat, heavy, thick); about the suffix, compare *tęželъ and *veselъ. Cognate with Latvian depsis (small, fat boy), Old Prussian debīkan, debica (big), Proto-Germanic *dapraz.

Adjective[edit]

*dȅbelъ[1][2]

  1. fat

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*debelъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 97: “adj. o ‘fat’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “debelъ debela debelo”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c stark, fat (PR 138)”