Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/vykati

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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 *vyti (to howl) +‎ *-kati. Cognate with Latvian auka (gale, storm), Lithuanian áukterti (to howl), Proto-Germanic *auhjōną (to make noise).

Similar to Russian ау́кать (aúkatʹ, to shout "auh!"), formed in the same manner from the interjection ау (au, wow, wail).

Verb[edit]

*vykáti impf (perfective *vyknǫti)[1]

  1. to shout, to scream (South Slavic)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971), “викам”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 147

References[edit]

  1. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “vīkati”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “*vyka̋ti”