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

Compare Lithuanian grekšėti (to creak), Old High German krahhon (to crash), further Lithuanian girgždėti and Sanskrit गर्जति (gárjati, to thunder).

Some scholars, (Mladenov), argue for an onomatopoeic origin.

Noun edit

*groxotъ m

  1. rumble, thud

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: гро́хот (gróxot)
    • Ukrainian: гро́хiт (hróxit)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “гро́хот”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress