This Proto-Slavic 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-Slavic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *-mas, from Proto-Indo-European *-mos. Cognates include Lithuanian -mas, -smas, Ancient Greek -μός (-mós).

Suffix edit

*-mъ m[1]

  1. Derives nouns.

Alternative forms edit

Derived terms edit

Notes edit

Usually attested in inherited forms.

References edit

  1. ^ Sławski, Franciszek, editor (1976), “Suf. -mъ”, in Słownik prasłowiański [Proto-Slavic Dictionary] (in Polish), volumes 2 (caca – davьnota), Wrocław: Ossolineum, page 13