Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/borъ

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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-SlavicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *barús, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰor- (coniferous forest). Indo-European cognates include Proto-Germanic *barwaz.

NounEdit

*bȍrъ m[1][2]

  1. pine tree
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
Further readingEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the O-grade ablaut of *bьrati (to pick up, to collect), a descendant Proto-Balto-Slavic *bírāˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (to carry, to collect). The etymon on its own is attested only sporadically, however, its derivatives are widespread.

NounEdit

*borъ m

  1. set, assembly
    Synonym: *brojь, *mъnogъ
  2. loot
    Synonym: *koristь
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • East Slavic:
  • South Slavic:
    • Bulgarian: бор (bor) (archaic)
    • Serbo-Croatian: бор (archaic)
Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bȏrъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 58: “m. u (c) ‘pine-tree, pine forest’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “borъ”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c fyrreskov (PR 137)”