Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/lьnъ

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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]

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From Proto-Balto-Slavic *línum, from Proto-Indo-European *līno-.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian linaĩ pl, Latvian lini pl, Old Prussian linno.

Indo-European cognates include Ancient Greek λίνον (línon, flax), Latin līnum (flax, linen), Old Irish lín (flax, linen, cloth), Proto-Germanic *līną (flax, linen).

Noun[edit]

*lь̀nъ m[1]

  1. flax

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: льнъ (lĭnŭ)
      Glagolitic: [Term?]
    • Bulgarian: лен (len)
    • Macedonian: лен (len)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic: ла̏н
      Latin: lȁn
    • Slovene: lan
  • West Slavic:

Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “лен”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “лен”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 475
  • Trubačóv, Oleg, editor (1990), “*lьnъ”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 17, Moscow: Nauka, page 87
  • Sreznevskij, I. I. (1902), “Proto-Slavic/lьnъ”, in Materialy dlja slovarja drevne-russkago jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old Russian Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 2, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 66
  • Sreznevskij, I. I. (1902), “Proto-Slavic/lьnъ”, in Materialy dlja slovarja drevne-russkago jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old Russian Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 2, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*lь̀nъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 298