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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/ľubъ

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This Proto-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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *ljaubas, form Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-o-s, from *lewbʰ- (to love). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *leubaz.

AdjectiveEdit

*ľubъ[1][2]

  1. sweet, pleasant

InflectionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*ļubъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 281: “adj. o ‘sweet, pleasant’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “ljubъ ljuba ljubo”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b (SA 108; PR 138)”