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 *reḱ- (to bind). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *rakkō (parrel) (whence Old English racca, Old Norse rakki), *rakindjaz (chain) (whence Old Norse rekendi).[1][2]

Root edit


  1. to bind, tie

Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) “rek̑-, reg̑-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 3, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 863
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) “*rakkan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 404
  3. ^ Mayrhofer, Manfred (1996) “raśanā́-”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan]‎[1] (in German), volume II, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 440
  4. ^ Lubotsky, Alexander (1999) “The Indo-Iranian substratum”, in Early Contacts between Uralic and Indo-European: Linguistic and Archaeological Considerations[2], Helsinki
  5. 5.0 5.1 Lubotsky, Alexander (1988) The System of Nominal Accentuation in Sanskrit and Proto-Indo-European[3], Brill, page 39
  6. ^ Carpelan, Christian, Asko Parpola, Petteri Koskikallio, editor (1999), “Early Contacts Between Uralic and Indo-European: Linguistic and Archaeological Considerations: Papers Presented at an International Symposium Held at the Tvärminne Research Station of the University of Helsinki, 8-10 January, 1999”, in Suomalais-ugrilainen seura[4], volume 242