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- Probably not. At least not at a level where we can figure it out with our current knowledge. —CodeCat 17:18, 6 October 2012 (UTC)
- But is the ending really unknown, or is it just no visible ending at all? There's a difference... neuter nouns have no ending for the nominative/accusative singular in PIE. So we'd have to confirm whether this was a masculine or neuter noun, since the descendants seem to be both. A masculine noun would be *médʰus, but a neuter one would be *médʰu with no ending. —CodeCat 17:50, 4 December 2012 (UTC)
This page lists the following languages as descending from this root: Estonian Livonian Votic Finnish Izhorian Karelian Ludic Veps Erzya Mokša Mari? Udmurt Komi Hungarian
Might be a slightly later loan from Indo-Iranian.
- It's indeed usually considered a pre-Indo-Iranian loan, which are probably best listed separately rather than under Indo-Iranian proper. Anyway, see now Proto-Uralic *mete (and also Proto-Finnic *meci) for more. --Tropylium (talk) 01:18, 30 November 2015 (UTC)