Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/dobrъ

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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 *dabras, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₂ebʰ-ro-s, from *dʰh₂ebʰ- (to fashion, fit). Morphologically formed as *dòbъ +‎ *-rъ.

Cognate with Latin faber.

Adjective[edit]

*dòbrъ (comparative *lučьjь or *uňьjь)[1][2]

  1. good
    Antonym: *zъlъ

Declension[edit]

Accent paradigm b.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*dobrъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 110: “adj. o ‘good’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “dobrъ dobra dobro”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b (SA 123; (PR 135); PR 136)”