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 *gluxъ, by dropping medial -x- and inserting expressive -p-.

Adjective edit


  1. stupid, foolish

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Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “глу́пый”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Gluhak, Alemko (1993) “Proto-Slavic/glupъ”, in Hrvatski etimološki rječnik [Croatian Etymology Dictionary] (in Serbo-Croatian), Zagreb: August Cesarec, →ISBN, page 233

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*glupъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 167:adj. o ‘foolish, stupid’
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) “glupъ glupa glupo”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander:b (SA 108; PR 136)