Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/kotъ

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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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Latin cattus or Proto-Germanic *kattuz (see those entries and cat for further etymology).

NounEdit

*kòtъ m[1]

  1. cat
  2. tomcat, male cat

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: котъ (kotŭ, cat (house cat); tomcat)
      • Old Ruthenian: котъ (kot)
        • Belarusian: кот (kot)
        • Rusyn: кот (kot) (regional, rare)
        • Ukrainian: кіт (kit)
      • Russian: кот m (kot, cat)
        • Russian: ко́тко (kótko, kitten) (dialectal)
  • South Slavic:
    • Bulgarian: кот (kot, cat) (archaic, dialectal)
    • Old Serbo-Croatian: kot (cat) (rare)
  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: kot
      • Czech: kot (cat) (dialectal)
    • Kashubian: kòt
    • Old Polish: kot (cat), Kot (surname​ (14th cent.))
      • Polish: kot (cat; (dial.) hare)
        • Polish: kotek (kitty, little male cat)
    • Slovak: kot (cat) (Eastern Slovak, dialectal)
      • Slovak: kotena f (female cat)
    • Slovincian: kot (cat; hare), kœt, kʉ̀ɵ̯t, kᵘ̯ot; kùɵ̯tk (kitty)
    • Sorbian:
      • Lower Sorbian: kót (cat)
      • Upper Sorbian: kót

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “kotъ”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b hankat (PR 134)”