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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/(s)kʷálos

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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

EtymologyEdit

Often compared with Proto-Uralic *kala balık.

NounEdit

*(s)kʷálos m

  1. large fish
  2. sheatfish

DescendantsEdit

  • Balto-Slavic: [Term?]
    • Old Prussian: kalis (sheatfish)
  • Germanic: *hwalaz (whale)
  • Hellenic: [Term?]
  • Indo-Iranian: *(s)káras
  • Italic: [Term?]

ReferencesEdit

Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics), New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 147