This Proto-Tocharian 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-Tocharian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷéneh₂ (woman, wife). Compare especially Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, Ancient Greek γυνή (gunḗ) and Proto-Celtic *benā.

Noun edit

*ćänā f

  1. woman
    Synonym: *kʷliye
  2. wife

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Tocharian A: śäṃ
  • Tocharian B: śana

References edit