Reconstruction:Proto-Iranian/Hwah-

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This Proto-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-IranianEdit

Alternative reconstructionsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hwas-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes-. Compare Sanskrit वस् (vas).

VerbEdit

*Hwah-

  1. to dwell, remain

DescendantsEdit

  • Eastern Iranian:
    • Avestan: 𐬬𐬀𐬢𐬵(vaŋh, to dwell, remain)
    • Ossetian: уат (wat, room; bed; place)
  • Western Iranian:
    • Parthian: *vān- ← Old Iranian *wāhana-

Derived termsEdit

  • with *ā-
    • Old Persian: [script needed] (a-v-h-n-m /āvahanam/, village)
    • → Old Armenian: աւան (awan)
  • with *wi-
    • Eastern:
      • Khwarezmian: [script needed] (wyʾk, house, residence)
      • Sogdian: [script needed] (wyʾʾk, place)
        • Yagnobi: -ока (-oka, place) (possibly)
    • Western:
      • Kurdish:
        Northern Kurdish: cih / (place)
        Central Kurdish: جێ(, place)
      • Middle Persian:
        Book Pahlavi: [script needed] (gywʾk' /giyāg/, place)
        Manichaean: 𐫃𐫏𐫀𐫃(gyʾg /gyāg/), 𐫋𐫀𐫏(jʾy /ǰāy/, place) (late, circa 825 AD)
        • Persian: جا(jā(y), place, location)
      • Parthian:
        Manichaean: 𐫇𐫏𐫀𐫃(wyʾg /wyāg/, place)

ReferencesEdit

  • Cheung, Johnny (2007) Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 202–203