Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/sekyra

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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.

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Cognate with Latin secūris (axe) and Ancient Greek σάγαρις (ságaris, single-edged battle axe used by Scythians). Probably not related to Akkadian 𒅆𒆕 (/šukurru/, metal wedge, spear, axe) which can have various other relations like to the frequent root related to locking, blocking (Arabic شَجَرَ(šajara, to tie up, to keep off) and loanwords سُكَّار(sukkār) and سَاجُور(sājūr)).

Noun[edit]

*sekyra f

  1. axe

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