Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/perḱ-

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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

RootEdit

*perḱ-

  1. colored
  2. motley

DescendantsEdit

  • Germanic: *farwō ‎(colour), *furhnō ‎(a fish) (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic:
  • Indo-Iranian:
    • Indo-Aryan:
    • Iranian:
      • Middle Persian: plš ‎(parš, spotted, speckled)
      • Mazanderani: برجی ‎(barji)
  • Italic:
    • Latin: pulcher (< *polcro- < *pelcro- < *perk-ro-)

ReferencesEdit

  1. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology by Vladimír Orel