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 Proto-Balto-Slavic *śerd-, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerd-. Cognate with Lithuanian šerdìs (core, kernel, pith). For the sense "middle of the week", compare German Mittwoch.

Noun edit

*serdà f

  1. middle
  2. Wednesday (middle of week)

Declension edit

See also edit

Days of the week in Proto-Slavic · *dьne nedě̀ľę̇/tajegodьne (layout · text)
*neděľa *ponedělъkъ
*serda *četvьrtъkъ *pętъkъ *sǫbota

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Further reading edit

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