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Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/skel-

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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

*skel-[1]

  1. to be obligated, owe
  2. to be guilty

Derived termsEdit


  • *ske-skól- (perfect)
    • Germanic: *skulaną (to shall, be obliged)
  • *skel-eh₁-(ye)- (stative)
    • Balto-Slavic:
  • *skél-tis
    • Germanic: *skuldiz (obligation, debt, blame)
  • *skel-ont- (present participle?)
    • Balto-Slavic:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill