Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/lǫkъ

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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.

Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to the verb *lęťi (to bend). The noun formation also exists as Lithuanian lañkas (bow, arc) and Latvian loks (bow; arch).

NounEdit

*lǫ̑kъ m[1][2]

  1. bow (weapon used for shooting arrows)

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “лук”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*lǫ̑kъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 289: “m. o (c) ‘bow’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “lǫkъ lǫka”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “d hoop, arc; bow (NA 100; SA 22; OSA 41; PR 137)”