Ultimately derived from *(s)ker- (“to cut”). A general word for 'to harvest' that had a tendency in some stocks to be specialized for the picking of fruit while in others for the reaping of grain.
- *kerp- (root verb)
- Unsorted formations:
- Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 258
- Rix, Helmut, editor (2001) Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, pages 559