Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/blędь

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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From *blęsti (1sg. *blędǫ) +‎ *-ь.

Adjective

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*blędь

  1. blasphemous, sinful
    *blędь bytito be blasphemous, to be in sin

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  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic: (indeclinable)
      Old Cyrillic script: блѧдь (blędĭ)
      Glagolitic script: ⰱⰾⱔⰴⱐ (blędĭ)

Noun

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*blędь f[1]

  1. (nomen acti) blather, idle talk
    Synonyms: *porzdьnoslovьje, *sujeslovьje
    error, blunder
    deception, misinformation
  2. (nomen agentis) gabbler, windbag

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Inflection

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Further reading

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  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1975), “*blędь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 2 (*bez – *bratrъ), Moscow: Nauka, page 114
  • Anikin, A. E. (2009) “блядь”, in Русский этимологический словарь [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), numbers 3 (бе – болдыхать), Moscow: Manuscript Monuments Ancient Rus, →ISBN, page 277
  • Melnychuk, O. S., editor (1982–2012), “блядь”, in Етимологічний словник української мови [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), Kyiv: Naukova Dumka
  • Georgiev, Vladimir I., editor (1971), “блезно”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1 (А – З), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Pubg. House, →ISBN, page 55

References

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  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*blędь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 44:f. i ‘error’
  2. ^ Zaliznyak, Andrey (2004) “блѧдь”, in Древненовгородский диалект [Old Novgorod dialect]‎[1] (in Russian), 2nd edition, Moscow: Languages of Slavic Cultures, →ISBN, page 712