Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/granivъ

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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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *granь (gnawing) +‎ *-ivъ, an dialectal doublet of *grěnь. Compare related color terms German grün (green), English green < Proto-Indo-European *gʰrō-n-.

AdjectiveEdit

*granivъ

  1. rotten
  2. orange (originally: the colour of pus)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic: —
  • South Slavic:
    • Serbo-Croatian: granciv, grancljiv
    • Bulgarian: гранив (graniv)
  • West Slavic: —

See alsoEdit

Colors in Proto-Slavic · *mȃsti (layout · text)
     *bělъ
(of animals) *bronъ
     *sivъ, *śěrъ, *śědъ      *čьrnъ, *smaglъ/*smǫglъ
(of animals) *vornъ, *galъ
             *čьrvenъ, *ryďь, *ruměnъ              *rudъ, *granivъ; *smědъ,
(of animals) *gnědъ
             *žьltъ
(of animals) *solvъ; *polvъ
             *zelenъ              *zelenъ, *grěnъ             
                          *polvъ              *siňь; *modrъ
             *slivъ              *bagrъ             

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