Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/svętъ

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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 *śwentas, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwen- (holy).

AdjectiveEdit

*svę̑tъ[1][2][3]

  1. holy, sacred

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Non-Slavic:
  • Romanian: sfânt

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*svętъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 476: “adj. o ‘holy, sacred’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “svętъ svęta svęto”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c holy (SA 109; PR 138)”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “svẹ̑t”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar3 (in Slovene), https://fran.si: “*svę̑tъ”