Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/dolto

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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.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *dalptan. Morphologically an instrument noun from *dьlti (to hollow, chisel) +‎ *-to or from *dьlbiti (to hollow, chisel).

Cognate with Old Prussian dalptan (punch, instrument for punching holes) and Old English delfan (to dig).

Noun[edit]

*dōltò n[1][2]

  1. chisel

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*doltò”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 112: “n. o (b) ‘chisel’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “dolto”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b mejsel (PR 135)”