Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/myti

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

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Etymology

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From Proto-Balto-Slavic *m(a)ūˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *muH- (<*miuH-) and cognate with Lithuanian maudyti, Latvian maut, Latin moveo, and Sanskrit मीवति (mī́vati, move, push) according to Derksen (2008: 338) (see Proto-Indo-European *mew- (to move)). According to Pokorny 741-743, from a Proto-Indo-European *mew (wet, damp, to wash).

Verb

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*mỳti impf[1][2]

  1. to wash

Conjugation

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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References

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  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*mỳti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 338:v. (a) ‘wash’
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) “myti: myjǫ myjetь”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander:a (SA 204, 212f., 246; PR 133; MP 23, 27)