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Appendix:Proto-Slavic/vьlna

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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-SlavicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *wilˀnāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂.

Cognate with Lithuanian vìlna, Latvian vil̃na and Old Prussian wilna (skirt).

Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit ऊर्णा (ū́rṇā), Latin lāna, and Old English wull (English wool).

NounEdit

*vьlna f

  1. wool
DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: вльна (vlĭna, wool)
      Glagolitic: [Glagolitic?] (vlĭna, wool)
    • Bulgarian: вълна (vǎ̀lna, wool)
    • Macedonian: волна (vólna, wool)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic: ву̏на (wool)
      Latin: vȕna (wool)
    • Slovene: volna (wool)
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: vlna (wool)
    • Polish: wełna (wool)
    • Slovak: vlna (wool)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *wiln-, from Proto-Indo-European *wl̥Hn-.

Cognate with Lithuanian vilnìs, vilnià and Latvian vilņa and Sanskrit ऊर्मि (ūrmí, wave).

NounEdit

*vьlna f

  1. wave
DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: вльна (vlĭna, wave)
      Glagolitic: [Glagolitic?] (vlĭna, wave)
    • Bulgarian: вълна (vǎlná, wave)
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: vlna (wave)
    • Slovak: vlna (wave)

ReferencesEdit

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 537
  • волна” 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