Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/tъjьdьnь

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *tъ (this, that) +‎ *jь +‎ *dьnь (day). After 7 days, the days of the week repeat.

Per Лучыц-Федарэц, І. І., Belarusian ты́дзень (týdzjenʹ), ты́дзянь (týdzjanʹ), ты́день (týdjenʹ) probably are borrowed/caused from/by Polish language.

NounEdit

*tъjьdьnь m

  1. week

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

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

Usage notesEdit

This form is preferred by the Catholic tribes, while the Orthodox tribes use *sedmica[1] or the word *neděľa for Sunday also for week.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chernykh, Pavel (1999), “неделя”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russian Language, page 566
  2. ^ Сороколетов, Ф. П., editor (2012), “тыдень”, in Slovarʹ russkix narodnyx govorov [Dictionary of Russian Dialects] (in Russian), volume 45, Saint Petersburg: Nauka, page 316

Further readingEdit