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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.



From earlier *sьrdь +‎ *-ьce, an extension of Proto-Balto-Slavic *śirˀdís, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.


*sь̑rdьce n[1][2][3][4]

  1. heart


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  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*sь̏rdьce”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 485: “n. jo (c) ‘heart’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “sьrdьce”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b/c hjerte (PR 135)”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “srcẹ̑”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar3 (in Slovene), “*sь̑rdьce”
  4. ^ Kapović, Mate (2007), “The Development of Proto-Slavic Quantity”, in Wiener Slavistisches Jahrbuch[1], University of Vienna, page 9: “*sь̑rdьce”
  5. ^ Bulyka, A. M., editor (2011), “сeрдце”, in Гістарычны слоўнік беларускай мовы [Historical Dictionary of the Belarusian Language] (in Belarusian), issue 31: рушаючий – смущенье, Minsk: Belaruskaia navuka, →ISBN, page 224
  6. ^ Hrynchyshyn, D. H., editor (1978), “сeрдьце”, in Словник староукраїнської мови XIV–XV ст. [Dictionary of the Old Ukrainian Language: 14–15th cent.] (in Ukrainian), volume 2: Н – Ѳ, Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, page 339