Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/gъrstь

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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 *gursti-. Cognate with Latvian gùrste (bundle of flax).

Noun[edit]

*gъ̑rstь f

  1. cupped hand

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*gъ̑rstь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 199
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “горсть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress