Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/sluzь

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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-SlavicEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Continues forms of the root Proto-Indo-European *(s)lew- (to sludge, to wash). Akin to English slush.

NounEdit

*sluzь f

  1. slime, mucus (usually in static state)
    Synonyms: *liga, *slizь (in mobile state)
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DescendantsEdit
  • South Slavic:
    • Bulgarian: слуз (sluz), слюз (sljuz)
    • Macedonian: слуз (sluz)
    • Serbo-Croatian: slȗz
    • Slovene: slȗz

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Etymology 2Edit

From an earlier sluzъ, of the same origin as the i-stem. In Polish, this form has merged with the i-stem.

NounEdit

*sluzь m

  1. chunk of slippery material
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