Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/mьrtvъ

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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-Indo-European *mr̥tós (> *mьrtъ) or *mr̥twós, from *mer- (to die). Equivalent to *mьrtъ (mortal) +‎ *-vъ.

Cognates:

Adjective[edit]

*mь̃rtvъ[1][2]

  1. dead
    Antonym: *živъ

Inflection[edit]

Accent paradigm b.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “мертвый”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “мертвый”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 525
  • Trubačóv, Oleg, editor (1994), “*mьrtvъ”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 21, Moscow: Nauka, page 146

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*mь̀rtvъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 342: “adj. o (b) ‘dead’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “mьrtvъ mьrtvo mьrtva”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “b (SA 110; PR 136)”