Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/ely

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁elh₁ēn(red deer, elk).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian elnias(deer).

Other Indo-European cognates include Ancient Greek ἔλαφος(élaphos, deer), Old Armenian եղն(ełn, deer), Tocharian B yal(gazelle).

NounEdit

(j)ely m

  1. deer

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 140