Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/pivo

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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-Indo-European *ph₃i-wo-m. Equivalently from *piti (to drink).

Cognate with Ancient Greek πῖνον (pînon, beer).

Noun[edit]

*pȋvo n

  1. drink, beer, beverage

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 402
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “пиво”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress