Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/melh₂-

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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

*melh₂- (imperfective)[1][2]

  1. to grind, to crush

Derived termsEdit

  • *melh₂-e-ti (thematic root present)
    • Italic: *melō
  • *ml̥-né-h₂-ti ~ *ml̥-n-h₂-énti (nasal-infix present)
  • *molh₂-e-ti (o-grade root present)?
    • Balto-Slavic:
    • Germanic: *malaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *mélh₂-ye-ti (ye-present)
    • Balto-Slavic
      • Slavic: *melti (see there for further descendants)
  • *molh₂-mo-s
    • Germanic: *malmaz (see there for further descendants)
  • *mélh₂-os
  • *molh₂-to-s
    • Balto-Slavic
      • Slavic: *moltъ (see there for further descendants)
  • *melh₂-wo-m
    • Germanic: *melwą (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “molō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kloekhorst, Alwin (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 5), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 547–548
  3. 3.0 3.1 Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 443–444