Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/smordъ

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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 *smorʔdos, from Proto-Indo-European *smord-o-s. Cognate with Latvian smaȓds,Lithuanian smardas, Latin merda (dung, excrement, shit).

Noun[edit]

*smȏrdъ m

  1. stench

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “смо́род”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*smordъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 456