Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/h₃reǵtós

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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

EtymologyEdit

From *h₃reǵ- (to straighten) +‎ *-tós (verbal adjective suffix). Adjectives with this suffix normally have a zero-grade root, showing that this is a late PIE or post-PIE innovation.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

*h₃reǵtós[1]

  1. straightened, right, upright

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Celtic: *rextos
  • Germanic: *rehtaz
  • Hellenic:
    • Ancient Greek: ὀρεκτός (orektós)
  • Indo-Iranian:
    • Indic:
      • Sanskrit: rajís[Devanagari?]
    • Iranian:
      • Avestan: rašta[script?]
      • Kurdish: rast
      • Persian: راست (râst)
  • Italic:

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006
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