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 *němьcь (foreigner, non-Slav; German) +‎ *-ьskъ.

Adjective edit


  1. German

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Only the definite form of the adjective survives in most languages. However, the indefinite form was still present in Old Church Slavonic.

References edit

  1. ^ Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1999), “*němьčьskъjь”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), issue 25 (*neroditi – *novotьnъ(jь)), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 104