Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/ḱwen-

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed terms 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

Alternative reconstructionsEdit

RootEdit

*ḱwen-[2]

  1. holy, sacred

Derived termsEdit

  • *ḱwentos
    • Proto-Balto-Slavic: *śwentas (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *ćwantas
  • *ḱunt-slo
    • Proto-Germanic: *hunslą (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4)‎[2], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN