Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kyjь

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Asterisk.svg
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 *kuʔios- (Derksen), from Proto-Indo-European *kuh₂, from the root *kewh₂-.

Cognate with Lithuanian kūjis (hammer) and Old Prussian cugis (hammer).

Noun[edit]

*kỳjь or *ky̑jь m[1][2][3]

  1. stick, club
  2. hammer

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: кꙑи (kyi), кии (kii)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: kyj
    • Kashubian: czij
    • Polish: kij
    • Slovak: kyj
    • Sorbian:
      • Upper Sorbian: kij
      • Lower Sorbian: kij

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*kyjь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 265: “m. jo ‘stick, club’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “kyjь kyju/kyja”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “?c (NA 138); d (OSA 142) hammer”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) , “kȋj”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “*ky̋jь (ali *ky̑jь)”