Change viewing parameters
Switch to Russian version
Select another database

Indo-European etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-IE: *gʷ[e]y-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: thread, fibre, bow-string
Old Indian: jyā́ f. `bow-string'
Avestan: ǰyā 'Bogensehne'
Old Greek: bió-s m. `Bogen; Bogensehne (?)'
Slavic: *žīcā `нить; пряжа'
Baltic: *gij-ā̂ f., *geĩ-n-ia- c., *gei-k-ā̂
Celtic: Cymr pl. giau `Nerven, Sehnen'
Russ. meaning: нить, волокно, тетива
References: WP I 670

List with all references
Search within this database
Select another database

Total pages generatedPages generated by this script
StarLing database serverPowered byCGI scripts
Copyright 1998-2003 by S. StarostinCopyright 1998-2003 by G. Bronnikov
Copyright 2005-2014 by Phil Krylov