Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/vetъxъ

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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 *wetušas, from Proto-Indo-European *wet-us-o-s, from *wet- (year). Cognate with Lithuanian vẽtušas (old, archaic), Latin vetus (old).

AdjectiveEdit

*vetъxъ

  1. old, ancient

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: ветъхъ (vetŭxŭ)

Further readingEdit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008), “*vetъxъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 517
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ветхий”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress