This Proto-Italic 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-Italic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros, from *weh₁- (true).

Adjective edit

*wēros (comparative *wērjōs, superlative *wērisemos, adverb *wērēd)[1]

  1. true

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

  • Latin: vērus (see there for further descendants)
  • Umbrian: berusr

References edit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 668