Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-Iranian/tráyas

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

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Proto-Indo-Iranian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *tráyas

Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *þrīz, Latin trēs.

Numeral

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*tráyas (stem *tri-)

  1. three

Descendants

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  • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *tráyas[1]
  • Proto-Iranian: *θráyah (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Nuristani: *tré
    • Northern Nuristani:
    • Southern Nuristani:

References

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  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) “tráyaḥ”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press