Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/pizda

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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 *pīˀsdāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *písdeh₂ (vulva), from *h₁epi (upon, by) + *sed- (to sit) (whence also *sěděti (to sit)), i.e. originally an euphemism meaning "what one sits on".

Cognate with Old Prussian peisda (ass), Lithuanian pyzdà and Latvian pīzda.

Noun[edit]

*pīzdà f

  1. vulva

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: пізда́ (pizdá)
    • Russian: пизда́ (pizdá)
    • Ukrainian: пизда́ (pyzdá)

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