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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/peyǵ-

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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

RootEdit

*peyǵ-[1]

  1. inactive, reluctant

Derived termsEdit

Only Italic descendants are known with certainty.

  • *piǵ-éh₁-(ye)- (stative)
    • Italic: *pigēō
      • Latin: pigeō (to be annoyed, to be reluctant, to irk)
  • *piǵ-rós
  • *piǵ-wós
  • *poyǵ-no-
    • Germanic: *faikną (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “piger, -gra, -grum”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 464-465