This Proto-Balto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Slavic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *neh₂w-.

Noun edit

*nā́ˀwis f

  1. death

Descendants edit

  • Lithuanian: nõvis
  • Latvian: nāve
  • Old Prussian: nowis (body, flesh)
  • Proto-Slavic: *navь (see there for further descendants)