wjelk

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьlkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vʲɛlk/, [vʲelk]; /jɛlk/, [jelk]

Noun[edit]

wjelk m (feminine equivalent wjelcyca)

  1. wolf
  2. dry rot

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Further reading[edit]

  • ẃelk in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • wjelk in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьlkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos.

Noun[edit]

wjelk m

  1. wolf