Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/žena

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 *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun edit

*ženà f[1]

  1. woman
  2. wife

Inflection edit

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Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “жена”, in , Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*žena”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 558

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*ženà”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 558