Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-Iranian/wayd-

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 1 edit

From Proto-Indo-European *weyd-.

Root edit

*wayd-

  1. to know
Descendants edit
  • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *wayd-
  • Proto-Iranian: *wayd- (see there for further descendants)

Etymology 2 edit

Root edit

*wayd-

  1. to find
Descendants edit

References edit

  • Martínez García, Javier; de Vaan, Michiel (2014) Introduction to Avestan (Brill Introductions to Indo-European Languages; 1)‎[1], Brill, →ISBN, page 113
  • Cheung, Johnny (2007), “u̯aid¹, u̯aid²”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 408–410