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 earlier *piskělь, from *piskati, *piščati (squeak, whistle) +‎ *-ělь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-. According to Derksen, it's best to posit an onomatopoeic root *pī- followed by the suffix *-sk-.

Noun edit

*piščalь f

  1. (music) pipe
  2. shinbone
    Synonym: *golěnь

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References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “пищаль”, in , Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress