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 *gʷnéh₂s. Doublet of *ǰánHs.

Noun edit

*gnáHs f[1]

  1. woman
  2. wife

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *gnáHs
  • Proto-Iranian: *gnáHh

References edit

  1. ^ Lubotsky, Alexander (2011) “gnā́-”, in The Indo-Aryan Inherited Lexicon (in progress) (Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Project), Leiden University