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 *medjo, *medjāʔ, from Proto-Indo-European *medʰieh₂.

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]

Derived terms[edit]

  • *meďu (between, among)

Descendants[edit]

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