Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/ḱe

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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

ParticleEdit

*ḱi- ~ *ḱe- ~ *ḱo- or *-ḱe

  1. Deictic particle, here
  2. Post-positional demonstrative particle, this

Usage notesEdit

The particle in Proto-Indo-European was indeclinable. Some daughter languages, particularly Balto-Slavic, Germanic and Armenian added pronominal inflection later, as also occurred with particles *de, *h₁ew, and *gʰe.

DescendantsEdit

  • Italic: *-ke, *ke-

Derived termsEdit