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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.



*pelh₂- (perfective)[1][2][3][4][5]

  1. to approach

Derived termsEdit


  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “2 a. pel-, pelə-: plā-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 801-802
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Rix, Helmut, editor (2001), “*pelh₂-”, in Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, pages 470-471
  3. 3.0 3.1 De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “pellō, -ere”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 455-456
  4. 4.0 4.1 Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*fal-na-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 121
  5. 5.0 5.1 Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “πέλας”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 1165-1166