Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/h₃reǵtós

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed words 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-Indo-European[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *h₃reǵ- (to straighten) +‎ *-tós (verbal adjective suffix). Adjectives with this suffix normally have a zero-grade root, showing that this is a late PIE or post-PIE innovation.[1]

Adjective[edit]

*h₃reǵtós (non-ablauting)[1]

  1. straightened, right, upright

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Celtic: *rextos
  • Germanic: *rehtaz (See there for further descendants.)
  • Hellenic:
  • Indo-Iranian:
    • Indic:
      • Sanskrit: [script needed] (rajís)
    • Iranian:
      • Avestan: [script needed] (rašta)
      • Kurdish: rast
      • Persian: راست (râst)
  • Italic:

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006