Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/médʰu

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This entry contains Proto-Indo-European 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

NounEdit

*médʰu m

  1. honey
  2. mead, intoxicating drink

CommentEdit

The Indo-European word was prehistorically borrowed into Finno-Ugric, compare Finnish and Estonian mesi, Hungarian méz. Also possibly borrowed into Chinese: (OC *mit > , "honey"), possibly via Tocharian languages.

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 4 February 2014, at 11:47