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 Proto-Balto-Slavic *aldjāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂oldʰeh₂; *h₂eldʰeh₂.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian eldijà, aldijà (hollowed out tree trunk, canoe).

Indo-European cognates include Old English ealdoht, aldaht (trough, vessel), Proto-Germanic *aldǭ (trough, hollow (of a tree)), German alden (furrow) (dialectal), Tocharian B olyi (vessel, ship, boat) (< *oldy-). The Early Slavs used dugout canoes.

Noun edit

*oldi f[1][2][3]

  1. boat, vessel

Declension edit

Alternative forms edit

  • *oldьji
  • *oldьja

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Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “лодка”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Chernykh, P. Ja. (1993), “ладья”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1 (а – пантомима), 3rd edition, Moscow: Russian Lang., →ISBN, page 463
  • Trubachyov, O., Zhuravlyov, A. F., editors (2005), “*oldi / *oldьji? *oldьja”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), issue 32 (*obžьnъ – *orzbotati), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 53

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*oldi”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 367: “f. ī ‘boat’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “oldi”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c båd (PR 138)”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “lādja”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar [Slovenian Etymology Dictionary] (in Slovene), 3rd edition,*oldi̋, rod. *óldьje