Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/svekrъ

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Proto-Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *sweśuros, from Proto-Indo-European *sweḱuros. Cognate with Lithuanian šẽšuras, Ancient Greek ἑκυρός (hekurós), Latin socer, Proto-Germanic *swehuraz, Sanskrit श्वशुर (śváśura).

Noun[edit]

*svekrъ m

  1. woman's father-in-law (husband's father)

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic
  • South Slavic
  • West Slavic

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*svekrъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 475
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “свёкор”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in ru), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress