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 1 edit

Nominalization of *svě̑tьlo n (luminous, glowing, shining, adjective).

Noun edit

světьlo n[1]

  1. light (illumination)
  2. light (source of the illumination)
Declension edit
Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Tsykhun, G. A., editor (2008), “святло́”, in Этымалагічны слоўнік беларускай мовы [Etymological Dictionary of the Belarusian Language] (in Belarusian), volumes 12 (свабо́да – стэ́сам), Minsk: Belaruskaia navuka, →ISBN, page 42

Etymology 2 edit

Adjective edit


  1. inflection of *svě̑tьlъ:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. feminine accusative/accusative singular

References edit

  1. ^ Boryś, Wiesław (2005) “światło”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish), Kraków: Wydawnictwo Literackie, →ISBN, page 621