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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.


Alternative reconstructionsEdit



  1. to seek out

Derived termsEdit

  • *séh₂g-ti ~ *sh₂g-énti (athematic root present) or *sh₂g-é-ti (zero-grade thematic root present)
    • Germanic: *sakaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *séh₂g-ye-ti (ye-present)
  • *sh₂g-yé-ti (yé-present)
  • *seh₂g-o-s
    • Italic:
      • Latin: sāgus (prophetic)
  • *sh₂g-eh₂
  • *séh₂g-ti-s ~ *sh₂g-téy-s
    • Germanic: *sahtiz (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill