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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.



(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Compare Lithuanian stríegti (to roof)


*strěxa f

  1. roof, thatched roof
  2. eaves
  3. awning, canopy


Related terms[edit]


  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: стрѣха (strěxa)


  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “стреха”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Šanskij, N. M. (2004) , “стреха”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa
  • Sreznevskij, I. I. (1912) , “стрѣха”, in Materialy dlja slovarja drevne-russkago jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old Russian Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 3, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 571