Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/usta

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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-Indo-European *h₃éh₁os (mouth).

Noun[edit]

*ūstà n pl[1]

  1. lips, mouth

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: ву́сны (vúsny)
    • Russian: уста́ (ustá)
    • Rusyn: уста (usta)
    • Ukrainian: вуста́ (vustá), уста́ (ustá)

Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max, “уста”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language]‎[1] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress, 1964–1973

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN, page 509