The Slavic Ornithonymic Stem *solv- and Hittite šal(u)w-: Tracing Indo-European Ornithonymic Nomenclature Cover Image
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The Slavic Ornithonymic Stem *solv- and Hittite šal(u)w-: Tracing Indo-European Ornithonymic Nomenclature
The Slavic Ornithonymic Stem *solv- and Hittite šal(u)w-: Tracing Indo-European Ornithonymic Nomenclature

Author(s): Metka Furlan
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Historical Linguistics, Western Slavic Languages, Eastern Slavic Languages, South Slavic Languages
Published by: Институт за български език „Проф. Любомир Андрейчин“
Keywords: Slavic languages; Hittite; Proto-Slavic; Proto-Indo-European; lexicon; etymology; ornithonyms; Luscinia

Summary/Abstract: This article reexamines the connection between the Slavic ornithonyms for ‘nightingale’ (Luscinia sp., esp. L. megarhynchos)’, *solṷьcь, *solṷьь, and so on, and Hittite šaluwai-, šaluwaja-, šalwini-, which Blazek (1998) already briefl y drew attention to.

  • Issue Year: 59/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 5-17
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: English