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 *po- +‎ *věstь, from an earlier *povĕdtь.

Noun edit

*pověstь f

  1. tale, narration
  2. teaching

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Duridanov, I. V., Racheva, M., Todorov, T. A., editors (1996), “повест”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volumes 5 (падѐж – пỳска), Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Pubg. House, →ISBN, page 404