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This is the main category of the Proto-Indo-Iranian language, represented in Wiktionary by the code iir-pro. It is the reconstructed ancestor of all Indo-Iranian languages, and is written in the Latin script.
Proto-Indo-Iranian is a hypothetical language. Its words and roots are not directly attested in any written works, but have been reconstructed through the comparative method, which finds regular similarities between languages that cannot be explained by coincidence or word-borrowing, and extrapolates ancient forms from these similarities.
- Category:Proto-Indo-Iranian lemmas: Proto-Indo-Iranian lemmas, categorized by their part of speech.
- Category:Requests (Proto-Indo-Iranian): Proto-Indo-Iranian entries that need attention of experienced editors.
- Category:Proto-Indo-Iranian terms by etymology: Proto-Indo-Iranian terms categorized by their etymologies.
- Category:Terms derived from Proto-Indo-Iranian: Categories with terms derived from Proto-Indo-Iranian in various specific languages.