Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bara

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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.

Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; possibly borrowed from a substrate language, or perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂-reh₂ (shiny; something shiny), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to shine), compare Proto-Slavic *bolto (swamp), from *bʰel- (shiny, white).[1]

NounEdit

*bàra f[2]

  1. puddle, pond

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • South Slavic:
    • Bulgarian: ба́ра (bára)
    • Macedonian: бара (bara)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic: ба̏ра
      Latin: bȁra
    • Slovene: bára
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: bara (dialectal)
    • Slovak: bara (dialectal)

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2013), “Substratum Words In Balto-Slavic”, in Filologija[1], volume 60, Zagreb, page 76
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “bara -y”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (157)”