Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/nestera

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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 earlier *nepttera, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *nep(ō)t-:

Baltic cognates include Old Lithuanian nepuotis (grandson, granddaughter), neptė (granddaughter).

Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit नप्ती (naptī, daughter, granddaughter), Ancient Greek ἀνεψιός (anepsiós, cousin), Latin neptis (granddaughter), Old Irish necht (niece), Proto-Germanic *niftiz.

Noun[edit]

*nestera f

  1. niece

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