Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/čersъ

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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

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *(s)kersas, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kert-. Cognate with Latvian šķērss (transverse, cross), Lithuanian sker̃sas (transverse, cross), Old Prussian kērscha, kirscha (transverse, cross).

PrepositionEdit

*čersъ[1][2]

  1. over, through
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Etymology 2Edit

Possibly related to the preposition above, to *čerslo (thighs), and to Proto-Celtic *krissus (belt).

NounEdit

*čersъ m

  1. leather belt with purse for money, bysack-girdle, money belt
DeclensionEdit
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*čersъ; *čerzъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 85: “prep. ‘over, through’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “čersъ”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “(prep. and prefix) (PR 146)”