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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/plúsis

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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

ReconstructionEdit

The original PIE form was distorted by folk etymologies in various daughters, though most of them point to something like *plúsis, with the voiceless initial stop, and the root sequence of *-lu-. Other variant root forms are *plows- *pusl-, *psul- or *bʰlus-.

NounEdit

*plúsis or *plows- or *pusl- or *psul- or *bʰlus-

  1. flea

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: plesht < *plews-
  • Armenian: < *pluso-
  • Balto-Slavic: *blúšāˀ < *b(ʰ)lus-eh₂ (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *flauhaz < *plówkos (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic: < *psuly(e)h₂ < *plus-y(e)h₂
  • Indo-Iranian: *plúšiš
  • Italic: < *puslek- < *plus-ek-

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