Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/(s)poH(y)-

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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

De Vaan and Lubotsky suggest that this may be derived from a y-extension of *speh₁- (to be filled to the brim). [1]

RootEdit

*(s)poH(y)-[2]

  1. foam

Derived termsEdit

  • *(s)poHy-m-os
    • Germanic: *faimaz m or n (see there for further descendants)
    • Italic:
  • *(s)póHy-nh₂-os, *(s)pHóy-nh₂-os (metathesized variant)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Italic:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lubotsky, Alexander (2011). "The origin of Sanskrit roots of the type sīv- 'to sew', dīv- 'to play dice', with an appendix on Vedic i-perfects." In: Stephanie W. Jamison, H. Craig Melchert, and Brent Vine (eds.), Proceedings of the 22nd Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, 105-126. Bremen: Hempen.
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN