Reconstruction:Proto-Iranian/dmáHnam

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This Proto-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-Iranian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dmáHnam.

Noun[edit]

*dmáHnam

  1. building, dwelling, house

Descendants[edit]

  • Central Iranian:
  • Northeastern Iranian:
  • Southeastern Iranian:
    • Pashto: [script needed] (ména)
  • Northwestern Iranian:
    • Northwestern Iranian I:
      • Kurdish:
        Central Kurdish: ماڵ (māł)
        Northern Kurdish: mal (māl)
        Southern Kurdish: ماڵ (māł)
        Laki: ماڵ (māł)
    • Northwestern Iranian III:
  • Southwestern Iranian:
    • Old Persian: [script needed] (*māna)
      • Middle Persian:
        Book Pahlavi: [Book Pahlavi needed] (mʾn' /mān/)
        Inscriptional Pahlavi: [Inscriptional Pahlavi needed] (mʾn /mān/)
        • Classical Persian: مان (mān)

References[edit]

  • Novák, Ľubomír (2013) Problem of Archaism and Innovation in the Eastern Iranian Languages (PhD dissertation)[1], Prague: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, filozofická fakulta, page 202
  • Lubotsky, Alexander (2011) The Indo-Aryan Inherited Lexicon (in progress) (Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Project)‎[2], Leiden University