Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/men-

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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]

Root[edit]

*men-[1]

  1. to think, mind
  2. spiritual activity

Derived terms[edit]

  • *mn̥-yé-tor (deponent yé-present)
    • Celtic: *manyetor (see there for further descendants)
    • Hellenic: *məňňómai
    • Indo-Iranian: *mányatay (see there for further descendants)
  • *me-món-e ~ *me-mn-ḗr (reduplicated stative)
  • *mon-éye-ti (éye-causative)
    • Italic: *moneō (see there for further descendants)
  • *mn-eh₂-yé-tor
  • *m?n-?-sḱé-tor (sḱe-present)
  • *me-mn-eh₂-ye-sḱé-ti (sḱe-present)
  • *mn̥-tó-
  • *mén-ti-s ~ *mn̥-téy-s (thought)
  • *mén-mn̥ ~ *mn̥-mén-s (understanding)
  • *mén-os (mind)
  • *mé-mn-ō
  • *mé-mn-os
  • *mn-eh₂-mō
  • *mén-tro-m
    • Indo-Iranian: *mántram (see there for further descendants)
  • *mon-(e)stro-m
  • *mn̥(s)-dʰh₁-
    • Hellenic: [Term?]
    • Indo-Iranian: *mazdʰáH (see there for further descendants)
    • *mn̥(s)-dʰh₁-ro-
      • Germanic: *mundraz (see there for further descendants)
Unsorted formations

Root[edit]

*men-[2][3][4]

  1. to stay, remain

Derived terms[edit]

Unsorted formations

Root[edit]

*men-

  1. to stand out, to tower

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Rix, Helmut, editor (2001), “2.*men-”, in Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, page 437
  3. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “men-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 729
  4. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006), “*men-”, in The Oxford introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European world, Oxford University Press, page 227
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “μένω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 931-932
  6. ^ Jay Jasanoff, Hittite and the Indo-European Verb, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003, page {{{1}}}
  7. ^ Kloekhorst, Alwin (2008), “mimma-i / mimm-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 5), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 581-582
  8. 8.0 8.1 De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “maneō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 363
  9. 9.0 9.1 Martirosyan, Hrach (2013), “The place of Armenian in the Indo-European language family: the relationship with Greek and Indo-Iranian”, in Journal of Language Relationship[1], issue 10, page 471
  10. 10.0 10.1 Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “¹mäsk-”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, pages 491-492
  11. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*an-men-V-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 38