Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/šéš

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This Proto-Balto-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-Balto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. The initial consonant was assimilated to the final one.

NumeralEdit

*šéš[1][2]

  1. six

DescendantsEdit

  • Latgalian: seši
  • Latvian: seši
  • Lithuanian: šešì
  • Slavic: *šȅstь (< *šeš-ti) (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*šȇstь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 487: “*ṣeṣ”
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) , “šeši”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 446: “*ṣeṣ”