Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/pustъ

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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 *poustos (Derksen) / *paustas (author?), further etymology is unknown. Cognate with Old Prussian pausto (wild).

Adjective[edit]

*pȗstъ

  1. empty, desolate, void

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm c.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2015), “pausto”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 27898 1, page 562
  • 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 424
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “пустой”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress