Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/ménos

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This Proto-Indo-European 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-Indo-European[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *men- (think, mind) +‎ *-os.

Noun[edit]

*ménos n (oblique stem *ménes-)[1]

  1. mind, thought

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, acrostatic
singular
nominative *ménos
genitive *ménesos
singular dual plural
nominative *ménos *ménesih₁ *ménōs
vocative *ménos *ménesih₁ *ménōs
accusative *ménos *ménesih₁ *ménōs
genitive *ménesos *? *ménesoHom
ablative *ménesos *? *ménesmos
dative *ménesey *? *ménesmos
locative *ménes, *ménesi *? *ménesu
instrumental *ménesh₁ *? *ménesbʰi

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “μένος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 930-931
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “Minerva”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 380-381