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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₂yew-

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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

Back-formation from the noun *h₂óyu ~ *h₂yéw-, from the root *h₂ey- (vital force, life).[1]

RootEdit

*h₂yew-[1]

  1. justice, law

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill