Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/gǫsli

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 *gǫsti +‎ *-slь. Compare Lithuanian kañklės pl (kanklės?) and also Finnish kannel, kantele, Karelian kandelen, Veps kandel, Livonian kandla.

Noun edit

*gǫ̀sli f pl[1]

  1. gusle, gusli (a type of violin-like stringed musical instrument)

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “гусли”, in , Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Chernykh, P. Ja. (1993), “гусли”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1 (а – пантомима), 3rd edition, Moscow: Russian Lang., →ISBN, page 228
  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1980), “*gǫslь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), issue 7 (*golvačь – *gyžati), Moscow: Nauka, page 84
  • Šanskij, N. M. (2004), “гусли”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa

References edit

  1. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “gǫsli”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (SA 177; PR 133)”