Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/že

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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 *ge, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰe (emphatic particle), cognate with Sanskrit (gha, at least, at any rate) and akin to Sanskrit हि (hi, for, on account of, indeed).

ConjunctionEdit

*že

  1. so that, since

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: же (že)
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Old Cyrillic: же (že)
      Glagolitic: ⰶⰵ (že)
    • Bulgarian: же (že) (archaic)
  • West Slavic:

Further readingEdit

ParticleEdit

*že[1][2]

  1. emphatic enclitic

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick, “*že”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN, page 554: “ptcl.”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas, “-že”, in Common Slavic accentological word list[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander, 2001: “(encl.; cf. jь-že) (rel. marker) (PR 139, 145)”