Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/dorgъ

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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 *dargas (whence Latvian dārgs), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *der-, *dor- (to tear, to peel, to pluck, to slice).

Adjective[edit]

*dȏrgъ[1][2]

  1. dear, expensive
  2. dear, lovable, precious

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*dȏrgъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 113: “adj. o (c) ‘dear’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “dorgъ dorga dorgo”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c dyr, kær (SA 109; PR 138)”