Appendix:Proto-Slavic/ežь

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰis ‎(hedgehog).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian ežys ‎(hedgehog) and Latvian ezis ‎(hedgehog).

Other Indo-European cogntes include Phrygian ἔξις ‎(eksis) (read ἔζις ‎(ezis)), Ancient Greek ἐχῖνος ‎(ekhînos), Old English igil (English ile), Old High German igil (German Igel), Old Armenian ոզնի ‎(ozni), Old Norse ígull, Ossetian уызын ‎(wyzyn), Albanian esh.

NounEdit

*ežь m

  1. hedgehog

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit