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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/porsę

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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.

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Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *parśas (author?) or *porś- (Derksen), from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian paršas, Old Prussian prastian.

Indo-European cognates include Latin porcus, Ancient Greek πόρκος (pórkos), Proto-Germanic *farhaz, Kurdish purs, Khotanese рāsi (рāsi) (from *раrsа-), Middle Irish orc.

NounEdit

*pȏrsę n[1]

  1. piglet

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*pȍrsę”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 414: “n. nt (c) ‘piglet’”