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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/bʰed-

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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.

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Proto-Indo-EuropeanEdit

Alternative reconstructionsEdit

RootEdit

*bʰed-[1]

  1. to facilitate, improve
  2. good

Derived termsEdit

Category Terms derived from the PIE root *bʰed- not found
  • *bʰod-os (thematic nominal)
    • Celtic: *bodos (good will)
    • Germanic: *bataz (good) (see there for further descendants)
  • *bʰod-yó-s (Caland comparative extension)
    • Germanic: *batiz (better) (see there for further descendants)[2]
  • *bʰəd-ró-s (Caland ro-extension)
  • *bʰod-éye-ti (eye-causative)
    • Germanic: *batjaną (to get better) (see there for further descendants)
  • *bʰōd-eh₂ (nomen abstractum)
    • Germanic: *bōtō (improvement) (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “bhad-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 106
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*batiz”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 55