Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/xvojь

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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

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *skwajāˀ (needles or branches of a coniferous tree), from Proto-Indo-European *skw-oy-eh₂ (thorn, prickle, needle), from *ksu-, from *ksew- (to scrape, shave, sharpen), from *kes- (to scrape, comb).

NounEdit

*xvojь m

  1. Alternative form of *xvoja

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • East Slavic:
    • хвой m (xvoj, coniferous forest; brushwood; twigs) (dialectal, archaic)

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