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 *drevьnъ (ancient) +‎ *-ostь (-ness).

Noun edit

*drevьnostь f

  1. antiquity, ancientness

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Georgiev, Vladimir I., editor (1971), “древен”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1 (А – З), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Pubg. House, →ISBN, page 423