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

Related to *kъto. Cognate to Lithuanian kóks.[1][2]

Determiner edit


  1. (interrogative, relative) of what/which kind
    Synonym: *jakъ

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Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1983), “*kako, *kakъ(jь)”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), issue 9 (*jьz – *klenьje), Moscow: Nauka, page 118

References edit

  1. ^ Antoine Meillet (1934) Общеславянский язык (in Russian), translated from French, 2nd edition, Moscow: Прогресс, published 2001, →ISBN, page 354
  2. ^ Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “какой”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kakъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 219: “prn. ‘what (kind of )’”
  4. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “kakъ kaka kako”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 36; PR 139)”