Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/wert-

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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

*wert-[1][2]

  1. to turn, to rotate

Derived termsEdit


  • *wért- ‎(root present)
    • Germanic: *werþaną ‎(to happen, to become) (see there for further descendants)
    • Italic:
  • *wert-ye- ‎(ye-present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
  • *wort-éye- ‎(causative)
  • *wért-tis
    • Germanic: *wurstiz ‎(sausage) (see there for further descendants)
  • *wr̥t-is
    • Germanic: *wurdiz ‎(fate) (see there for further descendants)
  • *wért-mn̥
  • Unsorted formations:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  2. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers