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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/dem-

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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

RootEdit

*dem-[1]

  1. to build (up)
  2. to arrange, to put together

Derived termsEdit

  • *dém-e-ti (thematic root present)
    • Germanic: *temaną (to fit)
    • Hellenic:
  • *dṓm (house)
  • *dém-tis
    • Germanic: *tumþiz (agreement) (see there for further descendants)
  • *dem-ro-
    • Germanic: *timrą (building, timber) (see there for further descendants)
  • *dm̥-n-yós
    • Celtic: *damnyos (material, substance) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Albanian: dhomë (room, chamber)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill