Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/mḗms

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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 *mems- +‎ *-s.

Noun[edit]

*mḗms n[1][2]

  1. flesh, meat

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, acrostatic
singular
nominative *mḗms
genitive *mémsos
singular dual plural
nominative *mḗms
vocative *mḗms
accusative *mḗms
genitive *mémsos
ablative *mémsos
dative *mémsey
locative *méms, *mémsi
instrumental *mémsh₁

Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • *mēms-eh₂[3] (or perhaps from collective *mēms-eh₁)
  • *mēms-ó-m[1][4]
    • Proto-Albanian: *meša (< earlier *mēNśa-)[3]
    • Armenian:
    • Proto-Germanic: *mimzą[4] (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *māmsám (see there for further descendants)
  • *mḗms-ro-m[1][5]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pokorny, Julius (1959), “mēmso-t mē(m)s-ro-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 725
  2. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[1], Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[2] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 55
  4. 4.0 4.1 De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “*mimza-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 369
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ranko Matasović (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN