Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/gē(y)-

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This entry contains Proto-Indo-European 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-Indo-EuropeanEdit

RootEdit

*gē(y)-

  1. to sing
  2. to cry

DescendantsEdit

  • Baltic: *gēidō- (sing, cackle, crow)
    • Lithuanian: gíedu
    • Latvian: dziêdu (to sing)
  • Indo-Iranian: *gāyati-
    • Sanskrit: gāyati ("to sing")
    • Avestan: 𐬔𐬁𐬚𐬁 (Gāθā) n.
  • Slavic:
    • Old East Slavic: гаяти (gajati, to crow)
  • Tocharian:
    • Tocharian A: kāk
    • Tocharian B: kāka "he shouted"

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 22 October 2013, at 17:52