Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/merti

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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 *mertéi, from Proto-Indo-European *mer-.

Verb[edit]

*mertì impf[1][2]

  1. to die

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*merti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 308
  2. ^ Jasanoff, Jay (2017) The Prehistory of the Balto-Slavic Accent (Brill's Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics; 17), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 197: “Another [inherited case with phonologically regular mobility] is *mь̏r(j)ǫ, *mьr(j)etь̍ ‘die’”