Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/pro

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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 *pra, from Proto-Indo-European *pró. Cognate with Old Prussian pra, pro, Ancient Greek πρό (pró), Sanskrit प्र (prá).

Preposition[edit]

*pro

  1. (+accusative) for
    Synonyms: *děľa, *za, *radi, *per

See also[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

References[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “про”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “про”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 68