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

Inherited from Proto-Balto-Slavic *nagutis. Morphologically from *noga (foot) +‎ *-ъtь. Cognate with Lithuanian nagùtis and Old Prussian nagutis.

Noun edit

*nȍgъtь m

  1. (anatomy) nail

Declension edit

Per Derksen 2008, this can alternatively be reconstructed with jo-stem declension.

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References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ноготь”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*nogъtь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 355