Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/onъ

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

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Etymology

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From Proto-Balto-Slavic *anas.

Pronoun

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*onъ[1]

  1. he, it, that

Declension

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The nominative forms also served as replacements for the nominative of anaphoric pronoun *jь (he, she, it). The non-nominative forms were used only as determiners.

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Descendants

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  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: онъ (onŭ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: on
    • Old Polish: on
    • Polabian: vån
    • Slovak: on
    • Pomeranian:
    • Sorbian:

Further reading

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  • Trubachyov, O., Zhuravlyov, A. F., editors (2005), “*onъ, *ona, *ono”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 32 (*obžьnъ – *orzbotati), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 89
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “он”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

Determiner

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*onъ[1]

  1. that, that over there, yonder

Declension

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See also

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Descendants

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  • East Slavic:
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic:
      Cyrillic: онъ (onŭ)
      Glagolitic: ⱁⱀⱐ (onĭ)
    • Bulgarian: он (on)
    • Macedonian: оној (onoj) (< *onъ-jь)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic script: о̀на̄ј (< *onъ-jь)
      Latin script: ònāj (< *onъ-jь)
  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: on, onen
    • Kashubian: òn
    • Old Polish: on
      • Polish: (dated, literary) on
    • Slovak: onen (obsolete)
    • Sorbian:

Further reading

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  • Trubachyov, O., Zhuravlyov, A. F., editors (2005), “*onъ, *ona, *ono”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 32 (*obžьnъ – *orzbotati), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 89

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Derksen, Rick (2008) “*onъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 372