Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/likъ

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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]

Partly borrowed from Proto-Germanic *laikaz. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

*likъ m[1][2]

  1. face
  2. round dance, chorus; play
  3. assembly

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: ликъ (likŭ)
    • Russian: лик (lik) (ecclesiastical)
    • Ukrainian: лик (lyk)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “лик”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*likъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 278: “m. o”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “likъ”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c mængde, tal (PR 137)”