Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bъzoľь

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

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Etymology

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Derived from onomatopoeic verb *bъzati (to buzz) +‎ *-oľь. Compare Lithuanian bužỹs (insect, beetle).

Noun

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*bъzoľь m[1] (South Slavic)

  1. wasp
    Synonym: (standard) *osa

Alternative forms

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Declension

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Descendants

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  • South Slavic:
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic script: зо̏ља f
      Latin script: zȍlja f
    • Slovene: zȍlj (tonal orthography)

References

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  1. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) “zolj”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar [Slovenian Etymology Dictionary] (in Slovene), 3rd edition, https://fran.si:Nastalo iz *bъzol(')i