Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/mélit

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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.

Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Noun[edit]

*mélit n[1][2]

  1. honey

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, amphikinetic
singular
nominative *mélit
genitive *mlités
singular dual plural
nominative *mélit
vocative *mélit
accusative *mélit
genitive *mlités
ablative *mlités
dative *mlitéy
locative *mélit, *méliti
instrumental *mlitéh₁

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: mjaltë
  • Anatolian:
    • Hittite: [script needed] ‎(militt-) / [script needed] ‎(malitt-)
    • Luwian: [script needed] ‎(mallit-)
  • Armenian:
  • Celtic: *meli (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *mili (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic:
    • Ancient Greek: μέλι ‎(méli) (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic:
    • Latin: mel (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill