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

Related to *ľubiti (to love).

Noun edit

*ľubь f

  1. love

Inflection edit

Synonyms edit

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Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: Любь (Ljubʹ)
    • Russian: любь (ljubʹ)
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: любь (ljubĭ)
      Glagolitic: ⰾⱓⰱⱐ (ljubĭ)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Unspecified script:
      Latin script: ļub
    • Slovene: ljȗb

Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1988), “*ljubь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), issue 15 (*lětina – *lokačь), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 186