Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/

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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

Most likely from either Proto-Indo-European *h₂n̥-eh₃ or a contracted form of *h₂enō (upwards, onto), from *h₂en- (up, on, onto).

PrepositionEdit

*nō[1][2]

  1. on, onto

DescendantsEdit

  • Latgalian:
  • Latvian:
  • Lithuanian: nuõ
  • Old Prussian: no
  • Slavic: *na (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*na”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 344: “*nō”
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) , “nuo”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 338: “*nō”