Appendix:Proto-Germanic/mōmǭ

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This Proto-Germanic 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-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *méh₂-méh₂-, reduplication of Proto-Indo-European base *méh₂- (mama, mother). Cognate with Latin mamma (mother, mama, nurse), Lithuanian mãma, momà (mother), Lettish mãma (mother), Old Irish muimme (foster mother), Irish mam (mother).

Noun[edit]

*mōmǭ f

  1. mama, mother
  2. aunt, auntie

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