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Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/-mn̥

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Indo-EuropeanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognates with the same ablaut: Proto-Indo-European *-mno- as in Latin alu-mnu-s. Cognates with a different ablaut: Proto-Indo-European *-men- as in Ancient Greek ποιμήν (poimḗn, shepherd), Proto-Indo-European *-mō as in Latin sermō.

SuffixEdit

(é)-mn̥ n

  1. Creates action nouns or result nouns from verbs.

DeclensionEdit

Proterokinetic inflection. The plural is formed by the collective noun suffix *-h₂ and ends in *-mō.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit