This entry contains Proto-Slavic 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.


From *gluxъ, by dropping medial -x- and inserting expressive -p-.


*glũpъ m, *glupa̍ f, *glupo̍ n

  1. stupid, foolish


Derived termsEdit


  • Church Slavonic: глоупъ (glupŭ)
  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: глу́пы (hlúpy)
    • Russian: глу́пый (glúpyj)
    • Ukrainian: глу́пий (hlúpyj)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: hloupý
    • Old Polish: głupy
    • Slovak: hlúpy
    • Slovincian: glʉ̇pï
    • Sorbian:
      • Lower Sorbian: hłupy
      • Upper Sorbian: głupy


  • глу́пый” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 167f
  • Alemko Gluhak (1993), Hrvatski etimološki rječnik, August Cesarec: Zagreb, page 233
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