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.



*dʰewgʰ- (imperfective)[1][2]

  1. to produce[1], to produce something useful[3]
  2. to be strong, have force[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ringe, Donald, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[1], Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, →ISBN
  2. ^ Pokorny, Julius, Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, 1959, page 271
  3. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors, Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997, page 614a
  4. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., The Oxford introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European world, Oxford University Press, 2006, page 370
  5. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “Haykakankʿ (Armeniaca)”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1979, pages 627–628