Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/olni

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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 Proto-Balto-Slavic *aln-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁olHnih₂.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian élnis (deer), álnis (deer), élnias (deer), élnė (doe), álnė (doe), Latvian alnis (elk) and Old Prussian alne (deer?).

Indo-European cognates include Ancient Greek ἑλλός (hellós, deer-calf), ἔλαφος (élaphos, deer), Old Armenian եղն (ełn) and Middle Irish ailit (doe, hind).

From the e-grade of the same Indo-European root also *elenь (deer), and from a different extension also *olsь (elk).

Noun[edit]

*òlni f

  1. doe

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