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

Expected reflex of Proto-Balto-Slavic *áwis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis. Indirectly evidenced in various derivatives.

Noun edit

*ovь f[1][2]

  1. sheep

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References edit

  1. ^ Zhuravlyov, A. F., editor (2014), “*ovьnъ”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 39 (*otъtęti – *ozgǫba), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 223
  2. ^ Boryś, Wiesław (2005) “owca”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish), Kraków: Wydawnictwo Literackie, →ISBN, page 404