Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/storžь

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *starˀgiás. Probably descending from Proto-Indo-European *sterg- (to protect, to shield), akin with Ancient Greek στέργω (stérgō, to love), στοργή (storgḗ, affection). Further comparable with Proto-Indo-European *(s)terg- (to strengthen) whence Proto-Germanic *starkuz (stark).

Compare also Latvian sar̂gs (watchman, guard), Lithuanian sárgas (watchman, guard), Proto-Slavic *sorgъ (strict, watchful).

NounEdit

stȏržь m[1][2][3]

  1. guard

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old East Slavic: сторожь (storožĭ)

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*storžь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 469
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “storžь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c/?b (PR 134, 137); c (RPT 105) vagt”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “stráža”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar3 (in Slovene), https://fran.si: “Pslovan. *stȏržь”