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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 Proto-Balto-Slavic *sraujāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *srew- (flow).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian sraujà, Latvian strauja, Lithuanian sraũjas, Latvian stràujš, stràujа

Indo-European cognates include Thracian Στραῦος (Straῦos), Old High German Stroua, Streua, German Streu

Cf. Ancient Greek ῥόος (rhóos, stream), Proto-Germanic *straumaz (stream, current, river)


*strujà f

  1. stream


Related terms[edit]


  • East Slavic: струя (struja)
    • Russian: струя́ (strujá)
    • Ukrainian: rare струя́ (strujá)


  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 470
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “струя”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999) , “струя”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 212