Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/vorgъ

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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-Balto-Slavic *warˀgás. Cognate with Lithuanian var̃gas (hardship, misery), dialectal Latvian vārgs (misery) and Old Prussian wargan (misery, suffering, accusative singular).

Noun[edit]

*vȏrgъ m[1][2]

  1. foe, enemy

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: vrah (murderer)
    • Polish: wróg
    • Slovak: vrah (murderer)
    • Sorbian:
      Upper Sorbian: wróh (murderer)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*vȏrgъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 527
  2. ^ Kapović, Mate (2007), “The Development of Proto-Slavic Quantity”, in Wiener Slavistisches Jahrbuch[1], University of Vienna, page 6: “*vȏrgъ”