Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/dyňa

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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 earlier *kъdyňa, from Latin māla cydōnia, from Ancient Greek κυδώνιον (μῆλον) (kudṓnion (mêlon), quince).[1]

NounEdit

*dỳňa f[2]

  1. melon
    Synonyms: *pьpešь, *piponъ
  2. watermelon (regionally)

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: дꙑнꙗ (dynja)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: dýně (pumpkin)
    • Polish: dynia (pumpkin)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ды́ня”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “dynja”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (PR 132; RPT 110)”