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.



*wekʷ- (imperfective)[1][2]

  1. to speak, to sound out

Derived termsEdit

Unsorted formations
  • Albanian: [Term?]
  • Anatolian: [Term?]
    • Hittite: [script needed] (huek-), [script needed] (huk-, to conjure, swear)
  • Balto-Slavic: [Term?]
    • Old Prussian: enwackē (they call)


  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2013, →ISBN
  3. ^ Ringe, Donald, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[2], Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, →ISBN