maghu- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root maghu-: maid, maiden, matjes herring.


Young person of either sex.

Suffixed form *magho-ti-.
a. maid, maiden from Old English mægden, virgin;
b. matjes herring from Dutch maagd, maid. Both a and b from Germanic *magadi-, with diminutive *magadin-.

[Pokorny maghos 696.]

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