Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/grobъ

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed words 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

Morphologically from *greti (to dig, scrape, rake). From Proto-Indo-European *gʰrobʰos. Cognate with Gothic 𐌲𐍂𐌰𐌱𐌰 (graba, ditch, trench), Old High German grab (grave) and English grave.

NounEdit

*grȍbъ or *gròbъ m[1][2]

  1. grave

DeclensionEdit

Accent paradigm b or c. Russian reflects paradigm c or (dialectally) b, while Serbo-Croatian and Slovene reflect paradigm b.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*grobъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 190: “m. o (b/c) ‘grave’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “grobъ groba”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b (NA 118; SA 177; RPT 84); c (PR 137) grav”