Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/sluzь

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

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Etymology 1

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

Noun

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*sluzь f

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

References

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  • Todorov, T. A., Racheva, M., editors (2010), “слуз”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 7 (слòво – теря̀свам), Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Pubg. House, →ISBN, page 124

Etymology 2

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

Noun

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*sluzь m

  1. chunk of slippery material
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  • East Slavic:
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