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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/megʰ-

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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

RootEdit

*megʰ-[1][2][3]

  1. to be able

Derived termsEdit

  • *(me-)mógʰ-e ~ *(me-)m̥gʰ-ḗr ((possibly unreduplicated?) stative)
  • *megʰ-óm
    • Indo-Iranian: *magʰám
  • *megʰ-ú-s
  • *mogʰ-tis? (probably secondary from the verb, o-grade would not be expected)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: (possibly) *moťь (see there for further descendants)
    • Germanic: *mahtiz (see there for further descendants)
  • *mogʰ-tus? (as above)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Germanic: *maginą (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “magh-: māgh-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 695
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “magėti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 297-298