Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/měxъ

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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-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *maišás, from Proto-Indo-European *moysós. Cognate with Lithuanian maĩšas (bag, sack), Latvian màiss (bag), Old Prussian moasis (bellows), Sanskrit मेष m (meṣá, ram, sheep), Classical Persian میش(mēš, sheep, ewe), Old Norse meiss m (basket), Old High German meisa m (pannier).

NounEdit

*mě̑xъ m[1][2]

  1. leather bag

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*mě̑xъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 309: “m. o (c) ‘bag (made from skin)’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “měxъ měxa”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c (NA 96; SA 26; PR 137); c/d (RPT 98, 102) fur; sack; bellows”