This Proto-Indo-Iranian entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Iranian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷélh₁-e-ti, from *kʷelh₁- (to move).[1]

Verb edit

*čálHati ~ *čr̥Hánt[2]

  1. to move, walk
  2. to wander

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *ćálHati
  • Proto-Iranian: *čárHati
    • Central Iranian:
    • Northeastern Iranian:
    • Southeastern Iranian:
      • Pashto: څرېدل (caredal, to pasture, graze)
    • Northwestern Iranian:
    • Southwestern Iranian:
      • Old Persian: [script needed] (caratiy)
        • Middle Persian: [script needed] (carīdan), [script needed] (carag, pasture, grazing; flock)
        • Persian: چریدن (čaridan, to graze)
        • Lurish:
          • Northern Luri: قۏئڵ (qöeł, foot, wheel)
          • Bakhtiari: گںل (gal, foot)

References edit

  1. ^ Mayrhofer, Manfred (1992), “CAR¹”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan]‎[1] (in German), volume I, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, pages 534-535
  2. ^ Lubotsky, Alexander (2011), “carᶦ {1}”, in The Indo-Aryan Inherited Lexicon (in progress) (Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Project), Leiden University, page 118: “Proto-Indo-Iranian: čáRH-”