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 *grěti (to heat) +‎ *-nь. Possibly akin to Latin rēn (kidney), Ancient Greek φρήν (phrḗn, midriff, heart, seat of emotions).

Noun edit

*grě̑nь f[1]

  1. blaze
  2. rot, pus

Declension edit

Alternative forms edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Ukrainian: грянь (hrjanʹ)
  • South Slavic:

Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1980), “*grěnь/*granь?”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 7 (*golvačь – *gyžati), Moscow: Nauka, page 118
  • Georgiev, Vladimir I., editor (1971), “гран”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volumes 1 (А – З), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Pubg. House, →ISBN, page 273

References edit

  1. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016) “grének”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar [Slovenian Etymology Dictionary] (in Slovene), 3rd edition,*grě̑nь