Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/myšь

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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]

Field mouse of the subgenus Mus.

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *mūsi, from Proto-Indo-European *múh₂s.

Cognates include Sanskrit मूष् (mūṣ, mouse), Ancient Greek μῦς (mûs, mouse, muscle), Latin mūs (mouse, rat), Old Armenian մուկն (mukn, mouse), Proto-Germanic *mūs (mouse).

Noun[edit]

*mỳšь f

  1. mouse

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References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 337
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “мышь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “мышь”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 552
  • Trubačev O. N., editor (1994), “*myšь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 21, Moscow: Nauka, page 65fff