Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kosъ

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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]

Per Derksen 2008, possibly related to Ancient Greek κόψιχος (kópsikhos), κόσσυφος (kóssuphos), although the variation in the Greek forms suggests a pre-Greek substratum word.

Noun[edit]

*kȍsъ m[1][2]

  1. blackbird

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kȏsъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 239: “m. o (c) ‘blackbird’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “kosъ kosa koso”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c skæv (PR 138)”