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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/meh₂-

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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.

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Proto-Indo-EuropeanEdit

RootEdit

*meh₂-[1]

  1. good, great
  2. timely, opportune

Derived termsEdit

RootEdit

*meh₂-

  1. wet, damp

Derived termsEdit

  • *meh₂-no-
  • *meh₂-ni-
    • Celtic:
      • Brythonic:
      • Old Irish: móin (peat, moss)
  • *meh₂-ro-
    • Germanic: *mōraz (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ Nikolaev, Alexander. "ἀμαυρός and Indo-European* meh₂- ‘great’".

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