Appendix:List of Proto-Indo-European roots/b

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Root Meaning Derivatives
*bak- staff Gk. βάκτρον (báktron), Lat. baculum, Ir. bacc/bac, Welsh bach, Eng. /peg, Lith. bàkstelėti, Ltv. bakstīt
*bel- power, strength Skr. बल (bálam), Gk. βελτίων (beltíōn), Ir. adbal/dibeal, balc/bailc, Welsh balch, Russ. большой (bol'šój), Kamviri bâlim, Phryg. balaios; balén, Low German pal, OCS bolĭjĭ, Lat. debilis