Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/(s)mel-

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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]

Uncertain; the connection between each form is semantically fine, however their isolation makes this reconstruction suspect.[1]

Root[edit]

*(s)mel-[2][3]

  1. false, erroneous
  2. bad, evil

Derived terms[edit]

Category Terms derived from the PIE root *(s)mel- not found
  • *(s)mél-o-s[4]
    • Balto-Slavic: [Term?]
  • *(s)mel-s-eh₂[7]
  • *(s)mel-s-os[2][9]
    • Celtic: *mellos (destruction, confusion)[9]
      • Old Irish: mell (error, confusion)
        • Old Irish: millid (to destroy)
Unsorted formations

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “malus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 360
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Pokorny, Julius (1959), “2. mel-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 719
  3. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European world, Oxford University Press, page 340
  4. 4.0 4.1 Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European world, Oxford University Press, page 194
  5. ^ Ernout, Alfred; Meillet, Antoine (2001), “malus”, in Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue latine: histoire des mots (in French), with additions and corrections of André J., 4th edition, Paris: Klincksieck, pages 677-678
  6. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “mēlo-, smēlo-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 724
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, pages 64-65
  8. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “մեղմեխ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 301b
  9. 9.0 9.1 Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page mello- of 263-264