Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/męti

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This Proto-Slavic 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-Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *minˀtei. Baltic cognates include Lithuanian mìnti (to trample, to scutch), Latvian mĩt (to trample, to scutch). Further cognates unclear:

Verb[edit]

*mę̀ti impf[4][5][6]

  1. to crumple, to scutch

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*mę̀ti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 315: “It is doubtful whether there are any cognates outside Balto-Slavic (cf. LIV: 438).”
  2. ^ Trubačóv, Oleg, editor (1992), “*męti”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 19, Moscow: Nauka, page 19
  3. ^ Šanskij, N. M. (2004), “мять”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa
  4. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*mę̀ti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 315: “v. ‘compress, crumple, scutch’”
  5. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “męti: mьnǫ mьnetь”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b (SA 203, 248, 251; PR 136; ?MP 27)”
  6. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “mẹ́ti”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar, Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, →ISBN: “*mę̋ti, sed. *mьnǫ̋