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 *dobľь (noble, brave, honest) +‎ *-estь (-ness).

Noun edit

*dobľestь f

  1. bravery
  2. honour

Declension edit

Related terms edit

Category Proto-Slavic terms derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *dʰabʰ- not found

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1978), “*dobľestь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 5 (*dělo – *dьržьlь), Moscow: Nauka, page 40