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

Back-formation from *obolsti (to control).

Noun edit

*obolstь f

  1. territory ruled by one ruler, oblast

Declension edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “область”, in , Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Rejzek, Jiří (2001), “oblast”, in Český etymologický slovník [Czech Etymological Dictionary] (in Czech), 1st edition, Voznice: LEDA, →ISBN, page 438