Appendix:Proto-Slavic/myšь

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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]

Field mouse of the subgenus Mus.

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *mūsi, from Proto-Indo-European *muh₂s.

Cognates include Sanskrit मूष् ‎(mūṣ, mouse), Ancient Greek μῦς ‎(mûs, mouse, muscle), Latin mūs ‎(mouse, rat), Old Armenian մուկն ‎(mukn, mouse), Proto-Germanic *mūs ‎(mouse).

Noun[edit]

*mỳšь f

  1. mouse

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm a.

See also[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

References[edit]

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 337
  • мышь in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • мышь” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 552
  • “*myšь” in Oleg Trubačóv (ed.) (1974–), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages], Moscow: Nauka, volume 21, page 65fff