medus

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Latvian[edit]

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Medus

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *medu-, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu. Cognates include Lithuanian medùs, Old Prussian meddo, Old Church Slavonic мєдъ ‎(medŭ), Russian мёд ‎(mjod), Belarusian мед ‎(med), Ukrainian мід ‎(mid), мед ‎(mid, med), Bulgarian мед ‎(med), Czech med, Polish miód, Old Irish mid ‎(mead), Old High German metu, German Met, English mead, Sanskrit मधु ‎(mádhu, sweet drink, honey), Scythian madu, Tocharian B mīt.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

medus m (3rd declension)

  1. honey
    medus kārehoneycomb
    medus maizehoney bread
    medus cepumihoney biscuits
    ziedu medus — blossom honey
    mākslīgais medus — artificial honey
    salds kā medus — as sweet as honey

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “medus” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *medu-, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu. Cognates include Latvian medus, Old Prussian meddo, Old Church Slavonic мєдъ ‎(medŭ), Russian мёд ‎(mjod), Belarusian мед ‎(med), Ukrainian мід ‎(mid), мед ‎(mid, med), Bulgarian мед ‎(med), Czech med, Polish miód, Old Irish mid ‎(mead), Old High German metu, German Met, English mead, Sanskrit मधु ‎(mádhu, sweet drink, honey), Scythian madu, Tocharian B mīt.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

medus m

  1. honey

Declension[edit]

  1. ^ “medus” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7