This Proto-Indo-Iranian entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Iranian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *médʰu.

Noun edit

*mádʰu n

  1. honey
  2. wine

Derived forms edit

  • *madʰurás (sweet)
    • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *madʰurás
      • Sanskrit: मधुर (madhurá) (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Nuristani: *madurá
      • Northern Nuristani:
      • Southern Nuristani:

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *mádʰu (honey)
    • Sanskrit: मधु (mádhu) (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Iranian: *mádu (honey, wine) (see there for further descendants)