Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian *āk, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ- (to drive). Cognate with Latin agō and Sanskrit आजि (āji, competition, match). Compare Tocharian B āk. Semantically compare English drive.

NounEdit

āk

  1. zeal

Tocharian BEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp), whence also āka (millet). Compare English ear (of grain), of the same usage.

NounEdit

āk ?

  1. ear of grain

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tocharian *āk, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ- (to drive). Cognate with Latin agō and Sanskrit आजि (āji, competition, match). Compare Tocharian A āk. Semantically compare English drive.

NounEdit

āk ?

  1. zeal

Further readingEdit

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013) , “āk”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 38