Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/lice

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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 early *liko, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *léika, from Proto-Indo-European *léykom. Baltic cognates include Old Prussian laygnan (cheek). Indo-European cognates include Old Irish lecca (jaw, cheek).

Noun[edit]

*līcè n[1][2]

  1. cheek
  2. face

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*līcè”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 278: “n. jo (b) ‘cheek, face’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “?lice”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b ansigt, person (PR 135; MP 24)”