Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/wáljāˀ

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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 *wolh₁-yeh₂, from *welh₁- (to choose, want).

NounEdit

*wáljāˀ f[1][2]

  1. will

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Baltic:
    • Latvian: vaļa
    • Lithuanian: valià
  • Slavic: *vòľa and *voľà (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*vòļa”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 525: “BSl. *wóleiʔ; *wolj-
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) , “valia”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 487: “BSl. *wóleiʔ; *wolj-