Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/morъ

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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 *maras, from Proto-Indo-European *mor-o-s, from *mer- (to die). Cognate with Lithuanian mãras.

Noun[edit]

*mȍrъ m[1][2]

  1. plague

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • *merti (to die)
  • *moriti (to tire, to drain one's energy)

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

  • East Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: моръ (morŭ)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*morъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 326: “m. o ‘plague’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “morъ”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c pest (PR 137)”