Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/vermę

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *wer(t)men/*wer(t)min, from Proto-Indo-European *wértmn̥ (revolution), a -men-stem derivative of *wert- (to turn). Cognate with Sanskrit वर्त्मन् (vártman, track, course). Probably[1] originally meant “period (of time)”, undergoing a similar sematic shift as French temps (time) from Latin tempus (period).

NounEdit

*vermę̀ n[2][3][1]

  1. (probably) period, hour
    Synonym: *časъ
  2. time
    Synonyms: *pora, *počasьje

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Snoj, Marko (2016), “vreme”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar3 (in Slovene), https://fran.si: “Pslovan. *vermę̋, rod. *vȇrmene”
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*vermę”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 516
  3. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “vermę vermene”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 199; PR 138; MP 20, 25)”