Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/žigъ

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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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Action/result noun from Proto-Slavic *žьgati (to burn, to brand) via enlongation of the root vowel, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn). Akin to Proto-Celtic *degʷis (flame, blaze), Lithuanian dė̃gis (burn scar).

NounEdit

*žigъ m

  1. brand, burn mark
  2. residual heat, incandescence

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: вы́жиг (výžig)
  • South Slavic:
  • Non-Slavic:

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