Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/měra

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This Proto-Slavic 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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *mḗˀrāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁-reh₂, from *meh₁- (to measure). Cognate with Ancient Greek μῆτις (mêtis, plan, ruse), Old English mǣþ (measure), Sanskrit माति (mā́ti), मिमाति (mímāti, to measure, to assign), मात्रा (mā́trā, measure), Latin mētior (to measure), Albanian mat, mas (to measure).

NounEdit

*mě̀ra f[1][2]

  1. measure

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*mě̀ra”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 312: “f. ā (a) ‘measure’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “měra”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “a (PR 132; RPT 109)”