Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/melti

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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-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind). Cognates include Lithuanian málti, German mahlen, Latin molō, Ancient Greek μύλη (múlē), Sanskrit मृणाति (mṛṇā́ti) and Hittite [script needed] (malla-i).

VerbEdit

*mèlti impf[1][2][3]

  1. to grind, mill

ConjugationEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*mèlti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 307: “v. (b) ‘grind, mill’”
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) , “malti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 302: “*meltì”
  3. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) , “melti: meljǫ meljetь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b (SA 203, 248f., 251; PR 136; ?MP 27)”