Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/rǫka

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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 *ránkāˀ.

Noun[edit]

*rǫkà f[1][2]

  1. hand; arm

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: рука (ruka)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*rǭkà”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 439
  2. ^ EDSIL has *rǭkà with accent paradigm c, but Dybo's law did not apply to mobile paradigms, and thus could not have produced pretonic length. No length is reflected in Czech, Slovak or Polish, where it would be expected.