Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/zvěrę

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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 *zvěrь (beast) +‎ *-ę.

NounEdit

*zvě̄rę̀ m

  1. baby animal

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: zvíře
    • Polish: zwierzę
    • Slovak: zviera
    • Sorbian:

Further readingEdit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*zvě̑rь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 549-550: “m. i (c) ‘wild animal’”

ReferencesEdit

  • Verweij lists the noun as neuter nt-stem, accent paradigm b.[1]
  1. ^ Verweij, Arno (1994) , “Quantity Patterns of Substantives in Czech and Slovak”, in Dutch Contributions to the Eleventh International Congress of Slavists, Bratislava (Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics), volume 22, Editions Rodopi B.V., page 553