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

From *bojati (to fear) +‎ *-znь.

Noun edit

*bojaznь f

  1. fear, anxiety

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Descendants edit

References edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1975), “*bojaznь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 2 (*bez – *bratrъ), Moscow: Nauka, page 165
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “боя́знь”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress