Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/bydlo

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *bū́ˀtla, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-tlom, from *bʰuH- +‎ *-tlom. Equivalent to *byti (to be) +‎ *-dlo (instrumental suffix).

NounEdit

*bydlò n[1]

  1. dwelling, abode
    Synonyms: *obydlo, *obitělь
  2. possessions, cattle
    Synonym: *dobytъkъ

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*bydlo”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 70