Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/vortъ

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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

Etymology 1Edit

Action noun of *vortiti (to return) +‎ *-ъ, parallel to the 0-grade form *vьrtъ.

NounEdit

*vȏrtъ m[1]

  1. turn, revolution, cycle, fluctuation
  2. (by extension) rotational element (rotor, wing, wheel)
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DescendantsEdit
  • South Slavic:
    • Old Church Slavonic: вратъ (vratŭ)
      • Old East Slavic: вратъ (vratŭ, rotor, wheel)
    • Bulgarian: врат (vrat) (obsolete)
  • West Slavic:
    • Sorbian:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “vortъ vorta”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (SA 156; PR 137); d (OSA 148) hals”

Etymology 2Edit

An agentive o-grade noun of *vьrtě̀ti (to rotate) +‎ *-ъ, probably originally meaning “movable, flexible joint”.

NounEdit

*vȏrtъ m[1][2]

  1. neck
    Synonyms: *kъrkъ, *šija, *vyja
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kapović, Mate (2007), “The Development of Proto-Slavic Quantity”, in Wiener Slavistisches Jahrbuch[1], University of Vienna, page 7: “*vȏrtъ”
  2. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “vrat”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar3 (in Slovene), https://fran.si: “Pslovan. *vȏrtъ ‛obračanje, obrat (glave)’”