Reconstruction:Proto-Uralic/śerɜ

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This Proto-Uralic 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-UralicEdit

NounEdit

*śerɜ

  1. row, order

DescendantsEdit

  • Ugric:
    • Hungarian: szer (instrument, tool; drug, medicine; (gynmastic) apparatus; (arch) order, arrangment, manner, method, row, shift)
    • Mansi:
      • Western: сыр (sir) (manner, way), сэр (sėr) (kind, manner, quality, class, species, custom, habit, folk custom)
      • Eastern: сыр (sir) (manner, way), сэр (sėr) (kind; manner, way)
      • Northern: сыр (sir) (fratria, clan; kind, manner, quality, class, species, custom, habit, folk custom), шыр (šir) (kind, manner, quality, class, species, custom, habit, folk custom)
    • Khanty:
  • Permic:
    • Komi:
      • Komi-Zyryan: сер (śer) (custom, fashion, manner; disposition, wont; expertise, skill)
  • Mari:
    • Hill Mari: сӹр (sər) (disposition, character, manner, way, habit, nature, construction)
    • Meadow Mari: шыр (šə̑r) (disposition, character, manner, way, habit, nature, construction)
    • Eastern Mari: сыр (sə̑r) (disposition, character, manner, way, habit, nature, construction)
  • Samoyedic:

Further readingEdit

  • Entry #957 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  • Rédei, Károly (1986–88) Uralisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Uralic Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó
  • Benkő L., editor (1993–1997) , “szer²”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Ungarischen I–III [The Etymological Dictionary of Hungarian] (in German), Vol. 1: A–kop (1993), vol. 2: Kor–zs (1995), vol. 3: index (1997), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, →ISBN, pages 2:1422–1423

VerbEdit

*śerɜ

  1. (maybe only in Proto-Hungarian) to join; to be linked / related to each other

DescendantsEdit

  • Ugric:
    • Hungarian:
      • szerelem (romantic love), szeret (to love, to like)
      • szerdék¹ ((obsolete) curdled milk, jam dregs)
      • szerdék² ((obsolete) acuisition, prey; strange thing; apparatus, component)
      • szerkezet (construction, structure), szerkeszt (to edit)

Further readingEdit

  • Benkő L., editor (1993–1997) , “szer², szerdék¹, szerdék², szerelem, szerk”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Ungarischen I–III [The Etymological Dictionary of Hungarian] (in German), Vol. 1: A–kop (1993), vol. 2: Kor–zs (1995), vol. 3: index (1997), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, →ISBN, pages 2:1422–1424, 1426