Reconstruction:Proto-Turkic/bōl-

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This Proto-Turkic 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-TurkicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Proto-Mongolic *bol- (to become).

VerbEdit

*bōl-

  1. to be
  2. to become

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “bol-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 331
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*bōl-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill