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This 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.




  1. flesh
  2. limb

Derived terms[edit]

Category Terms derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *mes- not found
  • *mems- (reduplicated)
  • *mes-gʰ- (root extension)
    • *mosgʰós
    • Proto-Tocharian: *mëskë (possibly)
  • Unsorted formations
    • Proto-Germanic: *masuraz (possibly)
    • Ancient Greek: μηρός (mērós)
    • Ancient Greek: μεστός (mestós, with semantic shift from "fleshy" to "full") (possibly)
    • Ancient Greek: μῆνῐγξ (mêninx, if not from Pre-Greek, as per Beekes)