Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/malъ

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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

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)mal-, *(s)mel-. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *smalaz (small) and possibly Latin malus (bad).

AdjectiveEdit

*màlъ (comparative *mьňьjь)[1][2]

  1. small
  2. little

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*màlъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 300: “adj. o (a) ‘small, little’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “malъ mala malo”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (SA 107, 188; PR 133; MP 22)”