Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/bérˀźas

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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 *bʰerHǵós.

NounEdit

*bérˀźas m[1][2]

  1. birch

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Baltic:
    • Latvian: bȩ̃rzs, bẽrze
    • Lithuanian: béržas
  • West Baltic:
  • Slavic: *bèrza (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*bèrza”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 38: “*bérʔźos; *bérʔźaʔ”
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) , “beržas”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 88: “*bérʔź-o-; *bérʔź-aʔ”