Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kǫťa

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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]

Of obscure origin. Usually listed as an exclusive South Slavic isogloss, with sporadic appearance in East Slavic. It may be a cognate of Sogdian 𐫞𐫗𐫕(qnθ /kand/, city), Khotanese [script needed] (kanthā, city) and Ossetian (Iron dialect) кӕнд (kænd, building).

Noun[edit]

*kǫťa f

  1. house, hut, cabin

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 244
  • Trubačev O. N., editor (1985), “*kǫtja”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 12, Moscow: Nauka, page 70
  • Bailey, H W (1979) Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge University Press, p. 51