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Кутя, кутёнок

Русская речь. 2016. № 3. С. 119-124.
Федотова И. В.

Rus. кутёнок ʻpuppyʼ, dial. кутя ʻpuppyʼ, ʻchickenʼ are traditionally acknowledged as onomatopoeic words. The article offers the following amendment: кутя ʻchicken, henʼ has onomatopoeiс roots, whereas кутя ʻpuppyʼ (Proto-Slavic *kutę) derives from Proto-Slavic *kutiti to care, to guardʼ.