Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/smola

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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-Balto-Slavic *smela, *smola, from Proto-Indo-European *smel- (: *smol-).

Baltic cognates include Latvian smeļi (resinous logs), Lithuanian smė̃lа, smelà (resin), smil̃kti (to smoke slightly), smilkýti (to fume).

Indo-European cognates include Low German smelen, Middle English smolder, Proto-West Germanic *smallijan (to glow, burn, smoulder), Middle Irish *smāl- : *smōl-.

NounEdit

*smolà f

  1. black pitch
  2. resin

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