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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *an- <PIH *H->
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: grandmother
Hittite: hanna-s `Grossmutter', (but also anna- c. 'Mutter', Tischler 24) Lyk χñna `Großmutter' (Tischler 145)
Armenian: han `Grossmutter'
Old Greek: acc. anōn (Larissa, inschr.); annís = mētròs ḕ patròs mḗtēr Hsch.
Baltic: *an-iā̃ f., *an-ī̂t-ā̂ f.
Germanic: *an-en- m., *an-ō f.
Latin: anus, -ūs (OLat -uis) f. `altes Weib'
Russ. meaning: бабушка
References: WP I 55 f
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *an-iā̃ f., *an-ī̂t-ā̂ f.
Meaning: mother-in-law, grandmother
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: anī́ta `Schwiegermutter der Frau'
Old Prussian: ane `Altmutter' V. 172
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *anēn, *anō
Meaning: ancestor, forefather
IE etymology: IE etymology
Middle Dutch: aen-hete `(Ur)grossvater'
Middle Low German: āne `Vorfahr, Grossvater, Urgrossvater';
Old High German: ano (9.Jh.) `Vorfahr, Grossvater, Urgrossvater'; ana (9/10.Jh.) `(Ur)grossmutter'; eninchil nkel
Middle High German: ane, an, ene wk. m. 'grossvater, urgrossvater'; ane wk. f. 'grossmutter'; eninkel, enenkel, enikel st. m. 'onkel'
German: Ahn m. `Vorfahr', Ahne f. `(Ur)grossmutter'; bair. enl, änl, österr. ǟnl, ānl Grossväterchen; nkel
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 76
Root: an-1
English meaning: male or female ancestor
German meaning: `Bezeichnung für männlichen oder weiblichen Ahnen'
General comments: Lallwort
Material: Arm. han `Großmutter', gr. ἀννίς μητρὸς ἤ πατρός μήτηρ Hes., vgl. Inschr. ἀνώ; lat. anna f. `Pflegemutter', nach Ausweis illyr. EN ῎Ανα, ῎Αννύλα, Annaeus usw., sowie messap. illyr. ana = πότνια illyr. Herkunft (W. Schulze KZ. 43, 276 = Kl. Schr. 214, Krahe IF. 46, 183 f.); vgl. weiterhin lat. anus, -ūs `altes Weib', auch den Namen der Göttin Anna Perenna.

    Ahd. ano, mhd. ane, an, ene, nhd. Ahn `Großvater, Urgroßvater, Ahn'; ahd. ana, mhd. ane `Großmutter, Urgroßmutter, Ahne'. Deminutivbildungen sind: altn. Āli (*anilo), ags. Anela, ahd. Anelo Personennamen; mhd. enel `Großvater, Enkel'. Ferner ahd.eninchil, mhd. enichlīn, nhd. Enkel (`der kleine Ahn'). Bei den Indogermanen wurde der Enkel als Abbild oder Ersatz des Großvaters betrachtet; vgl. gr. ᾽Αντίπατρος. Gegen diese von W. Schulze KZ. 40, 409 f. = Kl. Schr. 67 f. vertretene Ansicht wendet Hermann, Nachr. d. Ges. d. Wiss. zu Göttingen, Phil.-hist. Klasse 1918, 215 f., ein, daß bayr. enl, änl, österr. ǣnl, ānl usw. die Bedeutung `Großväterchen' und `Enkel' tragen und man es hier mit der gleichen Erscheinung zu tun hat wie bei nhd. Vetter (ursprüngl. `des Vaters Bruder', dann auch `des Bruders Sohn'); die Anrede wird vom Großvater an den Enkel zurückgegeben. Diese ältere Auffassung (vgl. die Literatur bei Hermann aaO.) ist beachtenswert.

    Preuß. ane `alte Mutter'; lit. anýta `Schwiegermutter'.

    Hitt. an-na-aš `Mutter'; ḫa-an-na- (ḫannaš) `Großmutter', lyk. χñ̃na ds.

    Wohl mit Recht stellt M. E. Schmidt KZ. 47, 189 arm. aner `Vater der Frau' hierzu. Es liegt eine ähnliche Bildung vor wie in lat. matertera `Mutterschwester', cymr. ewythr `Oheim', acorn. euitor; bret. eontr (urkelt. *aventro-, s. Pedersen Kelt. Gr. I 55). *anero- hätte die ursprüngliche Bedeutung `etwas wie der Ahn'.

    Unsicher ist ahd. hevianna, woraus umgebildet mhd. hebamme. Da ahd.*anna `Weib' nicht zu belegen ist, nimmt Kluge11 238 Entstehung aus *hafjan(d)jō `die Hebende' an, woraus die späteren Umdeutungen entstanden seien. Doch vgl. PBB. 30, 250.

References: WP. I 55 f., WH. I 50, Pedersen Lyk. u. Hitt. 26, 66.
Pages: 36-37
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *matV
Meaning: intoxication
Indo-European: *mad-, *mat-
Dravidian: *mads-
Comments: Among the Drav. reflexes is hidden a root *mad- 'to become fat' - which is compared (ND 1501 *mAṭV 'to increase, make long/broad') with Georg. maṭ- 'become larger' (+ Arab.?); cf. perhaps also IE *mazd- (*mad-t-) 'fat'. Cf. *mVtV 'moisture'.
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *mads-
Meaning : intoxication, lust
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *mats-
Proto-Telugu : *mas-
Proto-North Dravidian : *mad-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *mats-
Meaning : furious, enraged; lust
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : mata (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to be furious as by must or fanaticism, be luxuriant or fruitful, grow fat, be wanton or lascivious, be intoxicated, be arrogant, be bewildered; n. (also matavu) strength, beauty, excess, abundance, ignorance
Tamil derivates : matakkam stupor caused by over-eating or drinking, weariness; matappu being intoxicated, exhilaration, wantonness or voluptuousness, being ferocious as beasts, being fertile as land, being luxurious as trees or vegetation; matam exhilaration, exultation, joy, ichor of elephants, strength, pride, arrogance, presumption, honey, madness, frenzy, wantonness, lasciviousness, venereal heats, richness of land, fertility, inebriety, intoxication, musk, abundance, greatness; matan_ arrogance, strength, enthusiasm, elation, beauty, greatness, glory, abundance, excess, ignorance, bewilderment; matar (-pp-, -tt-) to flourish, be fertile, rich or luxuriant, be too luxuriant to be productive (as soil, plants, etc.), be affected with frenzy as a bull or elephant, be self-conceited, arrogant, rejoice, be full of joy, increase, abound; n. pride, arrogance, self-conceit, wantonness, joy, abundance, rush, gust, impulse, bravery; matarppu, matarvu flourishing, being rich, plump or luxuriant, joy, delight, intense desire, beauty, strength, abundance, fullness; matarvai flourishing, being rich, plump or luxuriant, pride, haughtiness, exhilaration, bewilderment; matalai desire, attachment; matār arrogance; matāḷi (-pp-, -tt-) to thrive, flourish, be luxuriant, rich, be too luxuriant to be productive as plants, soil, etc.; mati (-pp-, -tt-) to be haughty, be furious; matippu growing fat (as a person), growing leafy (as a plant); mataiiya wanton, lascivious, beautiful, handsome, innocent, strong; matukai strength
Malayalam : madam
Malayalam meaning : delight, intoxication, elated spirits, passion, juice that flows from a rutting elephant's temples
Malayalam derivates : madāḷikka to grow rank; madikka to be elated, intoxicated, be in rut
Kannada : masaka
Kannada meaning : vehement emotion, great agitation, passion, wrath, rage
Kannada derivates : masagu, mosagu to expand, become expanded, developed, break forth or out, appear, rise; activity to be displayed, be agitated or commoved; be urged on by the passions, grow furious, be enraged, rage; display, exhibit, manifest; mase acute lust
Kodagu : madi- (madip-, madic-)
Kodagu meaning : (animal) is lustful of the female, (elephant) is in must
Tulu : madakuni
Tulu meaning : to go or move swiftly
Number in DED : 4687
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *mas-
Meaning : to rage, be enraged or furious, increase, rise or swell, be extended
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : masãgu
Additional forms : Also masakamu copulation, sexual desire or inclination; masakonu to feel sexual desire, yield, melt, be charmed; masaru frenzy, fury, absorption; (K also) vb. to grow frenzied, arrogant, proud; masalu to boil well or violently, bubble; madincu to become fat
Number in DED : 4687
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North Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-North-Dravidian : *mad-
Meaning : to be nervous and fidgety (as an animal overfed and left without work), be in rut, grow fond of a thing through habit, (Hahn) be intoxicated
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kurukh : madārnā
Number in DED : 4687
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