Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/dupa

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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 *daupāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰowp-eh₂, from *dʰewp- (deep), alternative form of *dʰewbʰ-. Alternatively a Germanic borrowing.

Compare Lithuanian daubà (ravine, hole, burrow), Proto-Germanic *deupaz (> Gothic 𐌳𐌹𐌿𐍀𐍃 (diups, deep))

Noun[edit]

*dupa f[1]

  1. hole

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*dupa; *dupę”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 124: “f. ā; n. nt ‘hole’”