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 *junъ (young) +‎ *-ostь.

Noun edit

*junostь f

  1. youth (age)

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Belarusian: ю́насць (júnascʹ)
    • Russian: ю́ность (júnostʹ)
    • Ukrainian: ю́ність (júnistʹ)
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Old Cyrillic script: юность (junostĭ)

Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1981), “*junostь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 8 (*xa – *jьvьlga), Moscow: Nauka, page 194