Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/věkъ

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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 *weyk- (to overcome). Compare Lithuanian viẽkas, veikiù, veĩkti, véikus, veiklus, vỹkis, vikrùs, Latvian vèicu, vèikt, veikls, Proto-Germanic *wīhaz, Latin vincō (win, conquer).

Noun[edit]

*věkъ m

  1. age (period of time)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: век (vjek)
    • Russian: век (vek)
    • Ukrainian: вік (vik)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

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