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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.


Alternative reconstructionsEdit


Possible reanalyzed root of *kh₂ey- +‎ *-dʰh₁eti.



  1. cut, hew

Derived termsEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “caedō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 79-80
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rix, Helmut, editor (2001) Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, page 360
  3. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997), “qeth”, in Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7) (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi
  4. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “qeth”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 359.
    Orel suggests Proto-Albanian *kaitsa from the same root as the Sanskrit केश (kéśa) and Lithuanian kaišti.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Klingenschmitt, Gert (1982) Das altarmenische Verbum (in German), Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 211
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 324–325