Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/děľa

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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

Connected with *dělo. Possibly influenced by *dьliti. Baltic cognates include Latvian dēļ, Lithuanian dė̃l (both possibly borrowings from Slavic).

PrepositionEdit

*dě̀ľa[1][2]

  1. because of
  2. for the purpose of

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: дѣлꙗ (dělja)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “деля”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*děļa; *děļьma; *děļa; *dьļa”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 102: “prep. ‘because of ’”
  2. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) , “zatẹ̑gadẹ̄lj”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “Pslovan. *dě̋l'a ‛zaradi’”