Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/zъlъ

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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 *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive). Cognate with Ancient Greek φῆλος (phêlos, deceitful), Sanskrit वृ (vṛ, twist, crook), Avestan 𐬰𐬎𐬭𐬀𐬵(zurah, injustice), Lithuanian žulas (rough), Latvian zveļu (to turn aside).

Adjective[edit]

*zъlъ (comparative *gořьjь)

  1. bad (not good)

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “злой”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*zъlъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 551