Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/śěrъ

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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

Related to Proto-Slavic *śědъ (dim, gray), but beyond that of uncertain origin. Possible etymologies include:

AdjectiveEdit

*śěrъ[2]

  1. gray

Alternative formsEdit

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Proto-Slavic · *květi (layout · text)
     *bělъ
(of animals) *bronъ
     *sivъ, *śěrъ, *śědъ      *čьrnъ, *smaglъ/*smǫglъ
(of animals) *vornъ, *galъ
             *čьrvenъ, *ryďь, *ruměnъ; *bagrъ              *rudъ, *granivъ; *smědъ,
(of animals) *gnědъ
             *žьltъ
(of animals) *solvъ; *polvъ
             *zelenъ              *zelenъ, *grěnъ             
                          *polvъ              *siňь; *modrъ
             *slivъ                          

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: сѣръ (sěrŭ), сѣрꙑи (sěryi)
    • Old Novgorodian: хѣрь (xěrĭ)
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic: сѣръ (sěrŭ), possibly xѣръ (xěrŭ) (name of letter Х in the Old Cyrillic script)
    • Bulgarian: сяр (sjar), dial. сер (ser)
    • Macedonian: [Term?]
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Unspecified: [Term?]
      Unspecified: [Term?]
    • Slovene: sẹr
  • West Slavic:

Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “серый”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999) , “серый”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 158
  • Todorov T., editor (2010) , “сяр (сѣръ)”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 7, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 725
  • https://slovari.yandex.ru/~книги/Этимологический%20словарь/Серый/

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ .Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*haira-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 201
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*śěrъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 447: “adj. o ‘grey’”
  3. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “xěrъ xěra xěro”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a? grå (PR 133)”
  4. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) , “ser”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “*xě̑rъ”