Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/četyre

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 *ketū́res, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres. The source of the acute long -ūˀ- (> -ỳ- in Slavic) is unclear.

Numeral edit

Proto-Slavic numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 4 5  → 
    Cardinal: *četyre
    Ordinal: *četvьrtъ
    Adverbial: *četyre šьdy, *četyre kortь
    Multiplier: *četverъnъ, *četyre kortьnъ
    Collective: *čеtvеrо
    Fractional: *četvьrtina, *četvьrtь, *četvьrtъka

*četỳre[1][2][3]

  1. four

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References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*četỳre”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 87: “num. (a) ‘four’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “četyre”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a fire (PR 133)”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “štírje”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar [Slovenian Etymology Dictionary] (in Slovene), 3rd edition, https://fran.si:*čety̋re, *čьty̋re