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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.




Metathesis from earlier *akmy, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *akmō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éḱmō.


*kàmy m[1][2][3]

  1. stone


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Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “камень”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Verweij, Arno (1994), “Quantity Patterns of Substantives in Czech and Slovak”, in Dutch Contributions to the Eleventh International Congress of Slavists, Bratislava (Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics), volume 22, Editions Rodopi B.V., pages 493–564


  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*kamy”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 220: “m. n ‘stone, rock’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “kamy kamene”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (SA 73, 155; PR 132)”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “kámen”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “*ka̋my, tož. *ka̋menь