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Appendix:Proto-Slavic/golva

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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.

Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *galwāˀ. Cognate with Latvian galva, Lithuanian galva, Old Prussian gallū, galwo.

Possibly related to *golъ (bold), which is possibly related to Old High German kalo (bold). Compare also Latin calva (skull).

Relation to Old Armenian գլուխ (glux, head) is also possible.

NounEdit

*golva̋ f

  1. head

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit