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Reconstruction:Proto-Balto-Slavic/mā́ˀtē

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This Proto-Balto-Slavic 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-Balto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

NounEdit

*mā́ˀtē f[1][2][3]

  1. mother

InflectionEdit

Fixed accent.

DescendantsEdit

  • Latgalian: muote
  • Latvian: māte
  • Lithuanian: mótė
  • Old Prussian: mūti
  • Slavic: *màti (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kim, Ronald (2018), “The Phonology of Balto-Slavic”, in Jared S. Klein, Brian Joseph, and Matthias Fritz, editors, Comparative Indo-European Linguistics: An International Handbook of Language Comparison and the Reconstruction of Indo-European[1], Berlin: de Gruyter
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*màti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 303: “*máʔter-”
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “motė”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 323: “*máʔter-”