Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/lěnъ

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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 *lēnas, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁-en-os, from *leh₁- (lazy, slow). Cognate with Latvian lēns (lazy), Lithuanian lė́nas (lazy), Latin lenis.

Adjective[edit]

*lě̑nъ[1]

  1. lazy
  2. slow

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*lě̑nъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 273: “adj. o (c) ‘lazy, slow’”