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.

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Etymology edit

Predominantly viewed as a proto-Slavic innovation from *šiti (to sew, to stitch) +‎ *-ja, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *syuh₁-. Originally meaning either:

In the past, had been speculated to have relation to Latin sinus.

Noun edit

*šìja f[1][2]

  1. neck
    Synonyms: *vortъ, *kъrkъ, *vyja

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Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “ше́я”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Verweij, Arno (1994) “Quantity Patterns of Substantives in Czech and Slovak”, in Dutch Contributions to the Eleventh International Congress of Slavists, Bratislava (Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics)‎[2], volume 22, Editions Rodopi B.V., pages 511, 513

References edit

  1. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) “šija”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander:a (PR 132; RPT 109)
  2. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) “šija”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar [Slovenian Etymology Dictionary] (in Slovene), 3rd edition, *s'i̋ja