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 *ljáubūˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *léwbʰuh₂, from *lewbʰ- (to love, care, desire).

Noun edit

*ľubỳ f[1][2]

  1. love
    Synonym: *ľubь

Declension edit

Related terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*ļuby”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 281:f. ū ‘love’
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) “ljuby ljubъve”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander:b (N. a) kærlighed (SA 187; 134)