Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kъrkъ

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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 *kurkas, from Proto-Indo-European *kr̥kos, a k-extension of *(s)ker- (to turn around).

Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit कृकाट (kṛ́kāṭa), Gaulish cricon. Unconvincing with Old Norse kverk, Latin gurges, gurgulío.

Noun[edit]

*kъrkъ m

  1. neck
    Synonyms: *vortъ, *šija

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Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old Ukrainian: коркъ (korkŭ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

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