Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kľučь

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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 *kljaukjas, from Proto-Indo-European *klewk-yo-s, from *kle(h₂)uk-, an extended form of *(s)kleh₂w- (hook, key, peg). Equivalent to *kľuti (to peck, to prickle) +‎ *-čь. Cognate with Latin clāvis (key).

Noun[edit]

*kľũčь m[1][2]

  1. key

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kļúčь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 226: “m. jo (b) ‘key’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “ključь ključa”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b nøgle (SA 126, 177; PR 134; MP 17; RPT 97, 101)”