Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/móri

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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]

Unknown; perhaps from a root *mer- (sea, lake, wetland).

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Noun[edit]

*móri n

  1. sea
  2. standing water

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, proterokinetic
singular
nominative *móri
genitive *m̥réys
singular dual plural
nominative *móri *móryih₁ *mórih₂
vocative *móri *móryih₁ *mórih₂
accusative *móri *móryih₁ *mórih₂
genitive *m̥réys *? *m̥réyoHom
ablative *m̥réys *? *m̥rímos
dative *m̥réyey *? *m̥rímos
locative *m̥réy, *m̥rḗy *? *m̥rísu
instrumental *m̥ríh₁ *? *m̥ríbʰi

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: մաւր (mawr) (possibly)
  • Proto-Balto-Slavic: *mári (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Celtic: *mori (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Germanic: *mari (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *maryáHdaH (< *moryéHdeh₂ or *moryóHdeh₂)
  • Proto-Italic: *mari (see there for further descendants)