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.


Alternative reconstructionsEdit



  1. to sing

Derived termsEdit

  • *kh₂n- (zero-grade root verb)
    • Italic: *kanō
      • Latin: canō (see there for further descendants)
  • *keh₂n-mn̥ (song)
    • Italic:
      • Latin: carmen (see there for further descendants)
  • *ke-koh₂n-[2]
    • Italic:
      • Latin: cicōnia (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 525

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