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

*xata mòdry mastí (sense 1.1)

Etymology edit

From earlier *maztь, from *mazati (to smear) +‎ *-tь.

Noun edit

*mȃstь f[1][2][3]

  1. ointment
    1. color
    2. dye

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Colors in Proto-Slavic · *mȃsti (layout · text)
(of animals) *bronъ
     *sivъ, *śěrъ, *śědъ      *čьrnъ, *smaglъ, *smǫglъ
(of animals) *vornъ, *galъ
             *čьrvenъ, *ryďь, *ruměnъ              *rudъ, *granivъ; *smědъ
(of animals) *gnědъ
(of animals) *solvъ; *polvъ
             *zelenъ              *zelenъ, *grěnъ             
                          *polvъ              *siňь; *modrъ
             *slivъ              *bagrъ             

Further reading edit

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

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*mȃstь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 302:f. i (c) ‘ointment’
  2. ^ Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1992), “maztь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 18 (*matoga – *mękyšьka), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 30
  3. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) “mastь”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander:f. c fedt, farve (PR 138)