Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/volstь

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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-Balto-Slavic *wolstis. Morphologically as if from *vold- ‎(to rule) +‎ *-tь, from the root of one of the verbs *volsti, *voldati or *volděti all meaning "to rule".

Cognate with Lithuanian valstybė, Latvian valsts ‎(state, realm).

NounEdit

*vȏlstь f

  1. power, authority, rule

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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 526