Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/múh₂s

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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]

Noun[edit]

*múh₂s

  1. mouse

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, hysterokinetic
singular
nominative *múh₂s
genitive *muh₂sés
singular dual plural
nominative *múh₂s *múh₂sh₁(e) *múh₂ses
vocative *múh₂s *múh₂sh₁(e) *múh₂ses
accusative *múh₂sm̥ *múh₂sh₁(e) *múh₂sm̥s
genitive *muh₂sés *? *muh₂sóHom
ablative *muh₂sés *? *muh₂smós
dative *muh₂séy *? *muh₂smós
locative *múh₂s, *múh₂si *? *muh₂sú
instrumental *muh₂séh₁ *? *muh₂sbʰí

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Albanian: *mū-
    • Albanian: mi m
  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: մուկն (mukn) (possibly from *muh₂s-m̥ (accusative singular))
  • Balto-Slavic:
    • Slavic: *mỳšь f (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *mūs (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic:
  • Indo-Iranian: *múHs (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic: *mūs

References[edit]

  • Bailey, H. W. (1979), “mūla-”, in Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 337ab
  • Abajev, V. I. (1973), “myst | mistæ”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume II, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, pages 142–143