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 Proto-Balto-Slavic *lugis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂lewgʰ-.

Noun edit

*lъžь f

  1. lie

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Russian: ложь (ložʹ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ложь”, in , Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress