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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.



From Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-. Cognates include Ancient Greek πήγνῡμι (pḗgnūmi), πῆγμα (pêgma), πάγος (págos), Latin pango, pepigi, pactum, compāgēs, Middle Irish āge (< *pāgio-), Proto-Germanic *faką (> Old High German fah)


*pazъ m

  1. notch, cleft


Derived terms[edit]


  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: пазъ (pazŭ)
  • West Slavic:


  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “паз”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Šanskij, N. M. (2004) , “паз”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa
  • Sreznevskij, I. I. (1902) , “пазъ”, in Materialy dlja slovarja drevne-russkago jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old Russian Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 2, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 862