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 *gorьkъ (bitter) +‎ *-ostь.

Noun edit

*gořestь f

  1. bitterness
  2. (by abstraction) sorrow, grief

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1980), “*gořestь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 7 (*golvačь – *gyžati), Moscow: Nauka, page 41