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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.



Participle of *h₂wḗh₁ti, of the root *h₂weh₁-.



  1. blowing
  2. (as substantive) that which blows; the wind, air


This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Athematic inflection.


The descendants outside of Hittite have converted this into a thematic noun.


  1. ^ Kloekhorst, Alwin (2008), “ḫuu̯ant-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 5), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-16092-7, pages 428-429
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*winto-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 423
  3. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*winda-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 587
  4. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ἄημι”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 27
  5. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “ventus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 662-663