Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/olsь

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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 *alśis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ól-ḱ-is ~ h₁él-ḱ-is, from *h₁el- (deer). Cognate with English elk.

Noun[edit]

*ȏlsь m

  1. elk

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: лось (losĭ)


  • South Slavic:
    • Serbo-Croatian: los
    • Slovene: los


References[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “лось”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*olsь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 370