Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/meďa

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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]

Derksen: from Proto-Balto-Slavic *med-j-o/aʔ, from Proto-Indo-European *medʰ-ieh₂.

ЭССЯ: from Proto-Indo-European *medʰyā.

(Author?): from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian mẽdis ‎(tree), mẽdžias ‎(forest),mẽdė ‎(forest), Latvian mеžs ‎(forest), Old Prussian median ‎(forest).

Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit मध्य ‎(mádhya, middle, located in the middle), Latin medius ‎(middle), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌳𐌾𐌹𐍃 ‎(midjis, middle), Ancient Greek μέσσος ‎(méssos), μέσος ‎(mésos, middle of, between, amidst), Old Irish midе ‎(medium), Old Armenian մէջ ‎(mēǰ, middle, midst; inside, interior), Proto-Germanic *midjaz ‎(middle, mid).

Noun[edit]

*meďà f

  1. border, boundary, balk

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm b.

Derived terms[edit]

  • *meďu ‎(between, among)

Descendants[edit]

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