Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/věďa

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 1 edit

From *viděti (to see).

Noun edit

*věďa f

  1. eyelid
    Synonym: *věko
  2. eyebrow
    Synonym: *bry
Descendants edit

Further reading edit

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

Etymology 2 edit

From *věděti +‎ *-ja.

Noun edit

*věďa f

  1. knowledge
Descendants edit
  • East Slavic:
  • West Slavic:
    • Kashubian: wiédzô (knowledge)
    • Polish: wiedza (knowledge)
    • Silesian: wiedza (knowledge)
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit

Further reading edit

  • Anikin, A. E. (2012), “ве́жа II”, in Русский этимологический словарь [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), issue 6 (вал – вершок), Moscow: LRC, Manuscript Monuments Ancient Rus, →ISBN, page 180
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “невежа”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress