Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/sǫbota

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

Borrowed from Latin (either Medieval Latin sabbatum or Vulgar Latin *sambatum), from Ancient Greek σάββᾱτον (sábbāton), from Hebrewשַׁבָּת(šabbāṯ, sabbath).

Noun edit

*sǫbota f

  1. Saturday

Declension edit

See also edit

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

Descendants edit

The East and South Slavic languages have a form that derives from a nasal variant *sǫbota. The West Slavic forms have no nasal, *sobota.

  • Non-Slavic languages:

Further reading edit

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