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 *kovàti (to hew, to forge) +‎ *-aľь (deverbal).

Noun edit

*kovàľь m

  1. blacksmith

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Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1985), “*kovalь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 12 (*koulъkъ – *kroma/*kromъ), Moscow: Nauka, page 7
  • Martynaŭ, V. U., Tsykhun, G. A., editors (1978–2017), “кава́ль”, in Этымалагічны слоўнік беларускай мовы [Etymological Dictionary of the Belarusian Language] (in Belarusian), Minsk: Belaruskaia navuka