Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/xvala

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms 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]

Probably a borrowing from a Scythian descendant of Proto-Iranian *húHarnah. Perhaps related to Proto-Germanic *haliþaz (hero).

Noun[edit]

*xvala f

  1. praise
  2. thanks

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old East Slavic: хвала (xvala)

Further reading[edit]