Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/supnas

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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 *supnós, from *swep- (to sleep) +‎ *-nós.

NounEdit

*supnas m[1][2][3]

  1. sleep

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latvian: sapnis
  • Lithuanian: sãpnas
  • Slavic: *sъ̀nъ (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*sъ̀nъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 481: “*su(o)pnum”
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “sapnas”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 389: “*su(o)pno-”