Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/u

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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

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *au, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ew. Cognate with Lithuanian au-.

PrepositionEdit

*u[1]

  1. (originally) away from [+genitive]
  2. at, near [+genitive]

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: оу (u)
      • Belarusian: у (u)
      • Russian: у (u)
      • Rusyn: у (u)
      • Ukrainian: у (u)
    • Old Novgorodian: оу (u)
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic: оу (u)
    • Bulgarian: у (u)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic: у
      Latin: u
    • Slovene: u
  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: u
    • Polabian: ai̯, au̯
    • Polish: u
    • Slovak: u
    • Sorbian:
      • Lower Sorbian: wu

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*u”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 506