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.



Borrowed from a Vulgar Latin version of Latin columbus.[1]


*gȍlǭbь m[2][3][4][5][6]

  1. pigeon


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  1. ^ Szemerényi, Oswald (1967), “Славянская этимология на индоевропейском фоне”, in , В. А. Меркулова, transl., Вопросы языкознания (in Russian), issue 4, pages 20–21
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*gȍlǫbь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 175: “m. i (c) ‘pigeon, dove’”
  3. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “golǫbь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c due (PR 138)”
  4. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “golọ̑b”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar3 (in Slovene), “Pslovan. *gȍlǫbь, *gȍlǫbъ
  5. ^ Kapović, Mate (2007), “The Development of Proto-Slavic Quantity”, in Wiener Slavistisches Jahrbuch[1], University of Vienna, page 9: “*gȍlǭbь”
  6. ^ Zaliznjak, Andrej A. (2014), “Drevnerusskoje udarenije. Obščije svedenija i slovarʹ”, in Languages of Slavic Culture[2] (in Russian), Moscow: Institute for Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, page 539