Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/mati

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This Proto-Slavic 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-Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *māˀtē (Latvian māte, Lithuanian motė, Old Prussian mūti), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr. Other cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀔𐀳𐀩 (ma-te-re) (Modern Greek μητέρα (mitéra)), German Mutter, Latin mater, Persian مادر (mādar), Sanskrit मातृ (mātṛ), and Avestan 𐬨𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭 (mātar).

Noun[edit]

*màti f

  1. mother

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