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

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to turn about).

Verb edit


  1. to endure, bear

Descendants edit

  • Tocharian A: käl-
  • Tocharian B: käl-

Further reading edit

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013) “käl-”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, pages 179-181