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Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/mamiti

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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.

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*mamiti ?

  1. to deceive

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Related termsEdit

  • *matati (to frighten? to deceive?)
  • *mara (ghost, apparition)
  • *morà (nightly spirit, nightmare)

DescendantsEdit

  • West Slavic:
    • Czech: mámit (to deceive, to seduce, to stun)
    • Polish: mamić, dialectal manić (to deceive, to seduce)
    • Slovak: mamiť (to deceive, to stun)
    • Slovincian: mą̃ńĭc (to deceive, to lure); maḿic (to attract, to entice) (Lorentz's Pomor. I dictionary)
    • Sorbian:
      • Lower Sorbian: mamiś, maniś (to deceive, to enchant)

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