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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

EtymologyEdit

According to Koivulehto (2009), possibly an old loanword from an Indo-Iranian language, from Proto-Indo-European *meǵh₂s.

NounEdit

*mëxe

  1. earth, land
    Synonym: *muďa

DescendantsEdit

  • Ugric:
    •  ? Khanty: *meɣ
    • Mansi: *mëë
      • Northern: ма̄ ()
      • Southern: [script needed] (mɛ̮̄)
  • Permic: *mu
    • Komi-Zyrian: му (mu)
    • Udmurt: му (mu)
  • Mari: мӱнӧ (münö, down, below)
  • Finnic: *maa (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • Entry #518 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.