ꙋжь

(Redirected from ужь)

Old East SlavicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ǫžь, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis.

NounEdit

ꙋжь (užĭm

  1. snake
    Synonym: змии (zmii)

DescendantsEdit

  • Belarusian: вуж (vuž, grass snake)
  • Russian: уж (, grass snake)
  • Ukrainian: вуж (vuž, grass snake)

ReferencesEdit

  • Sreznevskij, I. I. (1912) , “ꙋжь”, in Materialy dlja slovarja drevne-russkago jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old Russian Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 3, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 1167
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “уж”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress