Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/slabъ

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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

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₂b- (to be weak, limp, languid). Cognate with Latin labō (fluctuate, waver).

AdjectiveEdit

*slàbъ

  1. weak

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
  • Non-Slavic:

Further readingEdit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*slabъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 452
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “сла́бый”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress