Change viewing parameters
Select another database

Germanic etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Germanic: *balgi-z, *bulg=; *bulxstra-z
Meaning: bag
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: balg-s m. (i) `bag mad of skin'
Old Norse: belg-r m. `Balg, Ledersack; Blasebalg; Bauch'; bolst-r, bulst-r m. `Polster, Kissen'
Norwegian: belg; bolster
Swedish: bälg; bolster
Danish: bälg; örte-bälg `Erbsenschote'; bolster
Old English: belg (belig, bälg, bälig), -es m. `bulge, budget, bag, purse, bellows, pod, husk, belly'; bylg (bilig), -es m. `id.'; bolster, -stres m. `bolster, pilow for the head'
English: belly `Bauch', bellows `Blasebalg'; bulge; bolster
Old Frisian: balg
Old Saxon: balg
Middle Dutch: balch `Sack, Blasebalg, Bauch'
Old High German: balg (9.Jh.) `Schlauch, Sack, Blasebalg, Fruchthülse'
Middle High German: balc (-g-) st. m. `Balg, Haut; Schwertscheide'
German: Balg m.
Comments: Contamination with *bilgan- `schwellen'
germet-meaning,germet-prnum,germet-got,germet-onord,germet-norw,germet-swed,germet-dan,germet-oengl,germet-engl,germet-ofris,germet-osax,germet-mdutch,germet-ohg,germet-mhg,germet-hg,germet-notes,

Search within this database


Indo-European etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-IE: *bholg'h-
Meaning: leathern bag, pillow, mattress; paunch
Old Indian: barhís- n. `sacrificial grass, a bed or layer of Kuṣa grass, usually strewed over the sacrificial ground to serve as a sacred surface on which to present the oblations, and as a seat for the gods and the sacrificers'; upa-bárhaṇa- n., upa-bárhaṇī f. `a cushion, pillow'
Avestan: barǝziš- n. 'Polster, Kissen'
Other Iranian: NPers bāliš 'Kissen'
Slavic: *bolzīnā (Slov blazína Kissen, Matratze, Bettpfühl; Fuss- oder Handballen, Srb-Kro blàzina Kopfkissen, Polster, Federbrett)
Baltic: *pa=bal̃ǯ-sta- c., *balǯ-in-[a]-s m., *pā=balǯ-ā̂ f.
Germanic: *balg-i- c., *bulg=; *bulx-s-tr-a- m.
Celtic: Gaul bulga `Ledersack' ( > OHG bulga lederner Wasserbehälter); Ir bolg `Sack', Ir bolg `Bauch, Sack, Hülse'; Cymr bol, bola, boly `Bauch', Bret bolc'h `cosse de lin'
Russ. meaning: кожаный мешок; подушка, матрац; пузо
References: WP II 180 f
piet-meaning,piet-ind,piet-avest,piet-iran,piet-slav,piet-balt,piet-germ,piet-celt,piet-rusmean,piet-refer,

Search within this database


Vasmer's dictionary :

Search within this database
Word: бо́лозно
Near etymology: "толстая доска", олонецк., каш. bɫozno "перекладина, соединяющая полозья". Согласно Бернекеру (1, 70 и сл.) и Траутману (BSW 25 и сл.), сюда же относится сербохорв. бла̀зина "подушка, перина", словен. blazína "стропило, перекладина в санях, подушка, матрац, перина".
Further etymology: Родственно лит. balžíena "поперечный брус в бороне", др.-прусск. balsinis "подушка", лтш. bàlziens "грядиль плуга, копыл саней", др.-исл. bjalki "брус", далее -- греч. φάλαγψ "клин, брус", др.-инд. bhuríjāu дв. ч. "плечи дышла"; см. Торбьёрнссон 1, 73; Уленбек, Aind. Wb. 203; Цупица, GG 196; Бернекер 1, 70 и сл. (где также др. сравнения).
Pages: 1,188-189
vasmer-general,vasmer-origin,vasmer-pages,

Search within this database


Baltic etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Baltic: *pa=bal̃ǯ-sta- c., *balǯ-in-[a]-s m., *pā=balǯ-ā̂ f.
Meaning: pillow
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lettish: pabàlsts, pabal̂sts `Kopfkissen'
Old Prussian: balsinis `Kissen' V. 490, pobalso `Pfühl' V. 489
baltet-meaning,baltet-prnum,baltet-lett,baltet-oprus,

Search within this database


Pokorny's dictionary :

Search within this database
Number: 224
Root: bhelĝh-
English meaning: to swell
German meaning: `schwellen; Balg (aufgeblasene Tierhaut), Kissen, Polster'
General comments: (Erw. von bhel- `aufblasen' usw.)
Material: Ai. barhíš- n. `Streu, Opferstreu' = av. barǝziš- n. `Polster, Kissen', npers. bāliš `Kissen'; ai. upa-bárhaṇa-m, upa-bárhaṇī f. `Decke, Polster';

    Ob mit Asp.-Diss. gegen das Formans -ha- hierher ai. bárjaha-ḥ `Euter'?

    ir. bolgaim `schwelle', bolg f. `Blase', bolg m. `Sack, Bauch, Hülse, Hose', mir. bolgach f. `Beule, Blase, Blatter; Pocken', bolgamm `Schluck', cymr. bol, bola, boly `Bauch, Sack', bul `Samenhülse' (PL. von boly), bret. bolc'h `cosse de lin', vann. pehl-en (aus *pehl-) ds., gall. bulga `Ledersack' (daraus ahd. bulga `lederner Wasserbehälter'); gall. Belgae `die Zornigen';

    got. balgs m. `Schlauch', aisl. belgr m. `abgestreifte Tierhaut, Balg, Bauch', ahd. mhd. balg `Balg, Schlauch, Blasebalg, Schwertscheide', ags. bielg, byl(i)g `Balg, Beutel', engl. belly `Bauch', bellows `Blasebalg' (germ. *ƀalʒi- m., vgl. аpr. balsinis; vielleicht hat auch ai. barhiṣ-, av. barǝziš- idg. -i-s- als Erw. dieses i-St.);

    aisl. Partiz. bolginn `geschwollen', Kaus. belgja `aufschwellen machen', as. ags. belgan St.-V. `zornig sein', ahd. belgan `aufschwellen', refl. `zürnen', afries. Partiz. ovirbulgen `erzürnt';

    aisl. bylgja `Woge', mnd. bulge ds.; *bul(h)stra- in aisl. bolstr m. `Kissen', ags.bolster n. `Polster, Kissen', ahd. bolstar ds., ndl. bolster `Fruchtbalg, Hülse';

    apr. balsinis `Kissen' (*bholĝhi-nos), pobalso `Pfühl', lett. pabàlsts m. `Kopfkissen' (und `Stütze', s. oben S. 123); slov. blazína `Kissen, Matratze, Bettpfühl; Fuß- oder Handballen' (und `Dachbalken, Querbaum des Schlittens, Rungstock', s. oben S. 123), skr. blàzina `Kopfkissen, Polster, Federbett'; russ. bólozenь m. `Schwiele, Beule, Leichdorn, Hühnerauge' (aber russ. dial. bólozno `dickes Brett'). Hierher wohl als ven.-ill. Lw. apr. balgnan n., alit. balgnas, lit. bal̃nas `Sattel' (wohl aus `Kissen'). Weitere baltoslav. Formen s. oben S. 123.

References: WP. II 182 f., WH. I 122. Vgl. über gr. μολγός `Ledersack' Vendryes BSL. 41, 134 f.
Pages: 125-126
PIE database: PIE database
pokorny-root,pokorny-meaning,pokorny-ger_mean,pokorny-comments,pokorny-material,pokorny-ref,pokorny-pages,pokorny-piet,

Search within this database

Select another database
Change viewing parameters
Total pages generatedPages generated by this script
5277272347
Help
StarLing database serverPowered byCGI scripts
Copyright 1998-2003 by S. StarostinCopyright 1998-2003 by G. Bronnikov
Copyright 2005-2014 by Phil Krylov