Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/konъ

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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 *kanas, from Proto-Indo-European *kon-o-, from *ken-. Equivalent to *čęti (to begin) +‎ *-ъ.

For the meaning compare dial. Serbo-Croatian крај (beginning), dial. Russian край (kraj, beginning) (< *krajь (edge, end))[1].

Noun[edit]

*konъ m[2]

  1. beginning
    Synonyms: *konьcь, *pokonъ, *počętъkъ, *načętъkъ, *načętьje, *načędlo
  2. end
    Synonyms: *konьcь, *krajь

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: конъ (konŭ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: kon
    • Sorbian:

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oleg Trubachyov, editor (1985) , “*krajь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological Dictionary of Slavic Languages] (in Russian), volume 12, Moscow: Nauka, page 88 of 186
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*konъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 232: “m. o”