Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/Voldiměrъ

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

Superficially a compound of *vold- +‎ *-měrъ. In both structure and semantics, the name is strikingly similar to the Germanic Waldemar, Woldemar (pre-Old High German *waldimӕ̄r-), for which reason some sources speculate it may be a borrowing or adaptation of that name.[1]

Proper noun edit

*Voldiměrъ m

  1. a male given name, Vladimir

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References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “Владимир”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “Володимер”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Chernykh, P. Ja. (1993) “король”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), 3rd edition, volume 1 (а – пантомима), Moscow: Russian Lang., →ISBN, page 431
  • Georgijev V. I. (1963) “Русское аканье и его отношение к системе фонем праславянского языка”, in Вопросы языкознания, volume 2, Moscow: USSR Academy of Sciences Publishing House, page 22
  1. ^ Boris Paraschkewow, Wörter und Namen gleicher Herkunft und Struktur (2004, →ISBN), page 377