Tocharian BEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian *puwār, from Proto-Indo-European *péh₂wr̥, also the origin of English fire, Ancient Greek πῦρ (pûr), and Hittite 𒉺𒀪𒄯 (paḫḫur). Compare Tocharian A por.

NounEdit

puwar

  1. fire
  2. digestion
  3. beacon fire

ReferencesEdit

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “pūwar”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, pages 421-422