Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/novakъ

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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 *novъ (new) +‎ *-akъ. Cognate with Lithuanian naujõkas (novice), Ancient Greek νέᾱκος (néākos, young man).

Noun[edit]

*novãkъ m[1]

  1. novice

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*novákъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 357: “m. o ‘novice’”