Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/perḱ-

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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

*perḱ-

  1. colored
  2. motley

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Germanic: *farwō (colour)
  • Proto-Germanic: *furhnō (a fish)
    • Old English: forn
    • Old High German: forhana
      • Middle High German: forhe
    • Swedish: färna 'white fish'
    • Old Saxon: forhna
    • Middle Dutch: voorne
      • Dutch: voorn
  • Sanskrit: [script?] (pṛśni)
  • Ancient Greek: πορκνός (porknós, dark)
  • Old Latin: polcher (?)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Pokorny 880
  1. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology by Vladimír Orel
Last modified on 1 August 2013, at 11:23