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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/oḱtṓw

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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

Formally the dual of a stem *(H)oḱto- (four fingers). This erstwhile singular seems to appear in Avestan 𐬀𐬱𐬙𐬌(ašti-, breadth of four fingers).

NumeralEdit

cardinal number
8 Previous: *septḿ̥
Next: *h₁néwn̥

*oḱtṓw or *h₁oḱtṓw

  1. eight

DescendantsEdit