Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-Iranian/mazdʰáH

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This Proto-Indo-Iranian 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-Iranian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European mn̥sdʰh₁-éh₂, from *mensdʰh₁- (to pay attention, wisdom), possibly from *men- (to think) +‎ *dʰeh₁- (to do, place) +‎ -éh₂ (deverbal noun suffix).

Noun[edit]

*mazdʰáH f[1]

  1. wisdom, intelligence

Declension[edit]

aH-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *mazdʰáH *mazdʰáy *mazdʰā́s
vocative *mazdʰay *mazdʰáy *mazdʰā́s
accusative *mazdʰā́m *mazdʰáy *mazdʰā́s
instrumental *mazdʰáyaH́ *mazdʰáHbʰyā(m) *mazdʰáHbʰiš
ablative *mazdʰáyaHs *mazdʰáHbʰyā(m) *mazdʰáHbʰyas
dative *mazdʰáyaHy *mazdʰáHbʰyā(m) *mazdʰáHbʰyas
genitive *mazdʰáyaHs *mazdʰāyās *mazdʰáHnām
locative *mazdʰáyaH(m) *mazdʰāyaw *mazdʰáHsu

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lubotsky, Alexander (2011) The Indo-Aryan Inherited Lexicon (in progress) (Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Project)‎[1], Leiden University