Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/granь

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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 1[edit]

Originally an nomen acti of *graniti (to branch) +‎ *-nь, later concretized as the result of this action.

Noun[edit]

*grȃnь f[1]

  1. side, edge

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
  • South Slavic:
    • Bulgarian: гран (gran, Quercus frainetto) (dialectal, usually used as an appelative)
  • West Slavic:
Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

A fossilized dialectal form of *grěnь (gnawing), from *grěti (to heat, to burn) +‎ *-nь; perhaps amalgamated with *gornь (burning), from *gorěti (to burn) +‎ *-nь.

Noun[edit]

  1. Alternative form of *grěnь

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “granь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “f. c grænse (PR 138)”