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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/paǫkъ

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed words 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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

*pa- +‎ *ǫkъ (hook) (whence *ǫkotь) < Proto-Indo-European *h₂enk- (hook). The spider was thus named after the shape of its legs. Indo-European cognates include Latin uncus, Ancient Greek ὄγκος (ónkos) and Sanskrit अङ्क (aṅká).

NounEdit

*pàǭkъ m

  1. spider

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit