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 *onъ +‎ *-mo.

Adverb edit


  1. thereto; there

See also edit

Type *kъto *jь *jьnъ *onъ *ovъ *sь *tъ *vьśь
Time *kogъda *jegъda *jьnogъda *onogъda *ovogъda *segъda *togъda *vьśegъda
Place (to) *kǫda *jǫdu *jьnǫdu *onǫda *ovǫda *sǫda *tǫda *vьśǫdu
Place (to/in) *kamo *jamo *jьnamo *onamo *ovamo *sěmo *tamo *vьśamo
Place (in) *kъde *jьde *jьnъde *onъde *ovъde *sьde *tu *vьśьde
Way *kako *jako *jьnako *onako *ovako *sice *tako *vьśako
Amount *koliko *jeliko *jьnoliko *onoliko *ovoliko *seliko *toliko

Descendants edit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: онамо (onamo, thereto; there)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Old Czech: onamo (thereto), onam
      • Czech: onamo (thereto) (obsolete), onam (archaic, nowadays occurs only in few phrases with the word tam, such as "tam i onam" meaning "here and there")
    • Polabian: vånom (thereto)
    • Old Polish: onam (thereto)
    • Slovak: onam (to another place, thereto; in another place)

References edit

  • Trubachyov, O., Zhuravlyov, A. F., editors (2005), “*onamo”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 32 (*obžьnъ – *orzbotati), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 85
  • Sreznevsky, Izmail I. (1902) “онамо”, in Матеріалы для Словаря древне-русскаго языка по письменнымъ памятникамъ [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language Based on Written Monuments]‎[1] (in Russian), volumes 2 (Л – П), Saint Petersburg: Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 671