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.

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Balto-Slavic *daupāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰowp-eh₂, from *dʰewp-, alternative form of *dʰewbʰ- (deep). Doublet of *ďupa. Alternatively a Germanic borrowing.

Compare Lithuanian daubà (ravine, hole, burrow), Proto-Germanic *deupaz (> Gothic 𐌳𐌹𐌿𐍀𐍃 (diups, deep))

Noun edit

*dupa f[1]

  1. hole
    Synonym: *ama

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Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “дупло”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1978), “*dupa”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 5 (*dělo – *dьržьlь), Moscow: Nauka, page 157

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*dupa; *dupę”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 124:f. ā; n. nt ‘hole’