Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₁su-

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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

Possible metathesis of *h₁wes- (good), or perhaps related to *h₁es- (to be).[1]

PrefixEdit

*h₁su-[2]

  1. good

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Category Proto-Indo-European words prefixed with *h₁su- not found

DescendantsEdit

  • Celtic: *su- (see there for further descendants)
  • Balto-Slavic:
    • Lithuanian: sūdrùs
    • Slavic: *sъ- (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic: *ehu- (see there for further descendants)
  • Indo-Iranian: *Hsu- (see there for further descendants)
    • Old Armenian: հ- (h-) (or inherited and contaminated with the Iranian)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wodtko, Dagmar S.; Irslinger, Britta; Schneider, Carolin (2008) , “h₁u̯es-”, in Nomina im indogermanischen Lexikon [Nouns in the Indo-European Lexicon] (in German), Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, pages 686-690
  2. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) , “su-, sū-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 1037-1038