Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/źírˀna

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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 *ǵr̥h₂nóm, with accent retraction due to Hirt's law.

NounEdit

*źírˀna n[1][2][3]

  1. grain

InflectionEdit

Fixed accent.

DescendantsEdit

  • Latvian: zirnis
  • Lithuanian: žìrnis
  • Old Prussian: syrne
  • Slavic: *zь̀rno (see there for further descendants)
  • Finnic: *herneh (< earlier *źŕ̥ˀna) (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*zь̀rno”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 553: “BSl. *źirʔn-
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) , “žirnis”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 520: “BSl. *źírʔno
  3. ^ Kim, Ronald (2018) , “The Phonology of Balto-Slavic”, in Jared S. Klein, Brian Joseph, and Matthias Fritz, editors, Comparative Indo-European Linguistics: An International Handbook of Language Comparison and the Reconstruction of Indo-European[1], Berlin: de Gruyter