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This Proto-Indo-European 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.



From the locative singular form *dʰǵʰm-en- ‎(on the earth) of the m-stem noun *dʰéǵʰōm ‎(earth). The initial *dʰ is regularly dropped in such a cluster (compare e.g. *ḱm̥tóm ‎(hundred) < */dḱmtóm/, a derivative of *déḱm̥ ‎(ten)).



*ǵʰmṓ m (Lindeman variant: ǵʰm̥mṓ m)

  1. earthling


This noun needs an inflection-table template.



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