Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čьrvenъ

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This Proto-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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Passive participle of *čьrviti (to dye red), from *čьrvь (worm), certain worms being used to manufacture red dye.

AdjectiveEdit

*čьrvenъ[1]

  1. red

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Colors in Proto-Slavic · *mȃsti (layout · text)
     *bělъ
(of animals) *bronъ
     *sivъ, *śěrъ, *śědъ      *čьrnъ, *smaglъ/*smǫglъ
(of animals) *vornъ, *galъ
             *čьrvenъ, *ryďь, *ruměnъ              *rudъ, *granivъ; *smědъ,
(of animals) *gnědъ
             *žьltъ
(of animals) *solvъ; *polvъ
             *zelenъ              *zelenъ, *grěnъ             
                          *polvъ              *siňь; *modrъ
             *slivъ              *bagrъ             

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*čьrvjenъ; *čьrvenъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 93: “adj. o ‘red’”