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Этимологический словарь славянских языковThis dictionary in the Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series systematically and exhaustively deals with the Slavic inherited lexicon. It is unique in combining recent insights from the field of comparative Indo-European linguistics with modern Balto-Slavic accentology. In addition, the author makes an explicit attempt at reconstructing part of the Balto-Slavic lexicon. The lemmata of the dictionary are alphabetically arranged Proto-Slavic etyma. Each lemma consists of a number of fields which contain the evidence, reconstructions and notes. The introduction explains the contents and the significance of the individual fields. Here the reader can also find information on the various sources of the material. The volume concludes with an extensive bibilography of sources and secondary literature, and a word index.
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Rick Derksen (born 1964) is a Dutch linguist and Indo-Europeanist at the University of Leiden, specialist in Balto-Slavic historical linguistics, with an emphasis on accentology and etymology.
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