Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/peyḱ-

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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

*peyḱ-

  1. to hew, cut out
  2. to stitch, embroider, sting
  3. (by extension) to paint, mark

DescendantsEdit

  • Balto-Slavic: *peiś-
  • Germanic: *faihaz (motley, colored)
    • Old English: fāh (decorated, colored)
  • Hellenic:
    • Ancient Greek: ποικίλος (poikílos, colored), πικρός (pikrós, sharp, pointed)
    • Mycenaean: [script?] (po-ki-ro-nu-ka) /poikil-ōnukʰa/
  • Italic:
  • Indo-Iranian:
    • Indo-Aryan:
      • Sanskrit: पेश (péśa, ornament, decoration), पिंशति (piṃśati, to hew out, carve; to fashion, mold), पिशङ्ग (piśáṅga, reddish, reddish-yellow)
    • Iranian:
      • Avestan: [script?] (paēsa-, leprosy), [script?] (fra-pixšta-, painted)
      • → Old Armenian: պէս (pēs, like, as), պիսակ (pisak, speckle, spot, mark; leprous)
  • Tocharian:
    • Tocharian A: pik- (to write)
    • Tocharian B: pik- (to write)

ReferencesEdit

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