Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/tъlstъ

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed words 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

Has been compared with Lithuanian tul̃žti (to inflate, to swell), Latvian tùlzt (to swell). Possibly akin to Proto-Slavic *tъlpa (crowd).

The ending *-stъ is of uncertain origin (see there for discussion).

AdjectiveEdit

*tъ̑lstъ[1][2]

  1. fat, thick
    Synonym: *debelъ

InflectionEdit

Accent paradigm c.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “tolst”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “Pslovan. *tъ̑lstъ”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “tъlstъ tъlsta tъlsto”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c fed (PR 138)”