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

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Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *gláiˀwas, from Proto-Indo-European *gloh₁y-wo-s, from *gleh₁y-. Cognate with Ancient Greek γλοιός (gloiós).

Noun edit

*glěvъ m

  1. slime

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Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: глёв m (gljov), глевь f (glevʹ), глева f (gleva)

References edit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) “*glěvъ; *glěvь; *glěva”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 163
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “глев”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress