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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/péḱu

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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

*u-stem of *peḱ- (livestock).

NounEdit

*péḱu n (oblique stem *peḱu-)[1]

  1. livestock

DeclensionEdit

Athematic, proterokinetic
singular
nominative *péḱu
genitive *pḱéws
singular dual plural
nominative *péḱu *péḱwih₁ *péḱuh₂
vocative *péḱu *péḱwih₁ *péḱuh₂
accusative *péḱu *péḱwih₁ *péḱuh₂
genitive *pḱéws *? *pḱéwoHom
ablative *pḱéws *? *pḱúmos
dative *pḱéwey *? *pḱúmos
locative *pḱéw, *pḱéwi *? *pḱúsu
instrumental *pḱúh₁ *? *pḱúbʰi

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: pilë (tool for combing flax)
  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: ասր (asr, wool, fleece), ասու (asu, genitive)
  • Balto-Slavic:
  • Germanic: *fehu (see there for further descendants)
  • Indo-Iranian: *páću (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “²peḱ-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 797