Бог etymology


Russian word бог comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g-, Proto-Indo-European - os, and later Proto-Slavic *bogъ (God.)

Etymology of бог

Detailed word origin of бог

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*bʰeh₂g- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to distribute, allot
- os Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*bʰagás Proto-Indo-Iranian (iir-pro) (religion) "the dispenser"; a god. Fate, destiny. Portion, part, share, allotment.
*bagáh Proto-Iranian (ira-pro)
*bogъ Proto-Slavic (sla-pro) God.
бог Russian (ru) God. God, idol.