Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/pravъ

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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 *prōˀwas, from Proto-Indo-European *preh₃-wo-s, from *per- (to go over). Cognate with Latin prōvincia.

Adjective[edit]

*pràvъ

  1. right, straight
  2. correct

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: пра́вы (právy)
    • Russian: пра́вый (právyj)
    • Ukrainian: пра́вий (právyj)

References[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “пра́вый”, 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), “*pravъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 418