Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kovati

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kauˀ-, from Proto-Indo-European *kowh₂-, from the root *kewh₂-. Cognate with Lithuanian káuti (to hew, to beat, to murder), Latvian kaût (to fight), Latin cūdere (to forge, to beat, to grind), Old Norse hǫggva (to hew, to beat), Old High German houwan (to hew, to beat), Old Irish cuad (to beat, to fight).

Verb[edit]

*kovàti impf

  1. to forge

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References[edit]

  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “кова́ть”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 407
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kovàti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 241
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “кова́ть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Trubačev O. N., editor (1985), “*kovati”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 12, Moscow: Nauka, page 10