Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/mértis

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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 *mer- (to die) +‎ *-tis.

Noun[edit]

*mértis f[1][2][3]

  1. death

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, proterokinetic
singular
nominative *mértis
genitive *mr̥téys
singular dual plural
nominative *mértis *mértih₁(e) *mérteyes
vocative *mérti *mértih₁(e) *mérteyes
accusative *mértim *mértih₁(e) *mértims
genitive *mr̥téys *? *mr̥téyoHom
ablative *mr̥téys *? *mr̥tímos
dative *mr̥téyey *? *mr̥tímos
locative *mr̥téy, *mr̥tḗy *? *mr̥tísu
instrumental *mr̥tíh₁ *? *mr̥tíbʰi

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “morior, morī”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 389-390
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*sъmьrtь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 480-481
  3. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “mirtis”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 321