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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/n̥-

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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

Zero grade form of the sentence negative *ne, used with verbal adjectives and forming bahuvrihis.

PrefixEdit

*n̥-

  1. not, un-

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: ան- (an-)
      • Middle Armenian: ան- (an-)
  • Celtic: *an- (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *un- (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic: *ə-
    • Ancient Greek: ἀ- (a-)
      ἀν- (an-) (< PIE *n̥HV-)
      νη- (nē-) (< PIE *n̥h₁C-)
      νᾱ- (nā-) (< PIE *n̥h₂C-)
      νω- (nō-) (< PIE *n̥h₃C-)
  • Indo-Iranian: *a- (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic: *en-
    • Latin: in- (see there for further descendants)
  • Tocharian: *e(n)-