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Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/wer-

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains 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

Etymology 1Edit

RootEdit

*wer-, *werh₃-

  1. ​to speak
Derived termsEdit
  • *werdʰo- (word) (See there for further descendants.)

DescendantsEdit

  • Anatolian:
    • Hittite: [script?] (weriya-, to call, name, summon)
  • Armenian:
  • Hellenic:
  • Slavic:

Etymology 2Edit

RootEdit

*wer-

  1. ​to burn

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

RootEdit

*wer-

  1. to turn, to bend

DescendantsEdit

  • Iranian:
    • Kurdish:
  • Italic:
    • Latin: vārus (bent outwards)

Etymology 4Edit

RootEdit

*wer-

  1. squirrel

DescendantsEdit

often with reduplication

ReferencesEdit

  • Watkins, Calvert. Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans. 1969.