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-Slavic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *keljāˀdis, of uncertain origin. Main interpretations include:

Likely akin to Lithuanian kiltìs (kin), kilmė̃ (origin).

In the past, has been further compared with Irish clann (offspring) (whence English clan), which nowadays is generally considered a Cymric loanword of Latin origin, ultimately from unrelated Latin planta (sprout).

Noun edit

*čȅľadь f[1]

  1. hird, household
    Synonyms: *domakynьstvo, *sěmь
  2. (collective) children, offsprings
    Synonyms: *domočędьje, (as a phrase) *děti vъ sěmi
  3. (collective) servants, domestic workers
    Synonym: *prisluga

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Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1977), “*čel'adь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 4 (*čaběniti – *děľa), Moscow: Nauka, page 40
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “че́лядь”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • kiltis”, in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė [Lithuanian etymological dictionary database], 2007–2012

References edit

  1. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) “člóvek”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar [Slovenian Etymology Dictionary] (in Slovene), 3rd edition, člen je soroden s pslovan. *čȅl'adь