Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/ubogъ

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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

A bahuvrihi compound of *u and an adjective *bogъ (fortunate), but which later shifted in meaning to "god". Compare *nebogъ (poor).

AdjectiveEdit

*ubògъ

  1. poor

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: оубогъ (ubogŭ)

Further readingEdit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*ubògъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 506
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “убо́гий”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress