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

Probably a contamination between Proto-Slavic *tьmьnъ and Proto-Slavic *sěnь.

Noun edit

*těnь f

  1. shade, shadow
    Synonym: *sě̀nь

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Further reading edit

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