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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/žena

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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.

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Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *genāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

NounEdit

*ženà f

  1. woman
  2. wife

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “жена”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., 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, page 558

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