Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/volxъ

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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

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *walhaz. Exact donor language cannot be specified;[1] Gothic *𐍅𐌰𐌻𐌷𐍃 (*walhs) is suggested.[2][3] Per Skok it was borrowed from the Balkan Gothic on the lower Danube, where the Slavs first met the Romans between the 4th and 5th centuries (see Ulfilas).[3]

NounEdit

*vòlxъ m[1][2][4]

  1. a Roman, a speaker of a Romance language

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pronk-Tiethoff, Saskia E. (2013) The Germanic loanwords in Proto-Slavic[1] (in English), Amsterdam - New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 99
  2. 2.0 2.1 Melnychuk, O. S., editor (1982), “воло́х”, in Етимологічний словник української мови: у 7 т. [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language: in 7 vols] (in Ukrainian), volume 1 (А – Г), Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, page 422
  3. 3.0 3.1 Skok, Petar (1971–1974), “Vläh”, in Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), Zagreb: JAZU, page 606
  4. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “volxъ volxa”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “accent paradigm a

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