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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/voskъ

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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 *waśka, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱs-ko-m? (Derksen) or *woks- (Černyx).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian vãškas (wax), Latvian vasks (wax).

Indo-European cognates include Proto-Germanic *wahsą (wax), unlikely Ancient Greek ἰξός (ixós).

NounEdit

*vòskъ or *vȍskъ m[1]

  1. wax

InflectionEdit

Accent paradigm b? or c.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “воск”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “воск”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 168

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*voskъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 529