Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/ḱer-

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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.

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Etymology 1[edit]

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*ḱer-

  1. horn, upper part of the head
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

*ḱer- (ḱerh₁-, ḱreh₁-)

  1. to grow, increase
Descendants[edit]
  • Germanic
    • Old High German: hirsi (millet)
  • Italic
    • Latin: cresco (to grow)
  • Ancient Greek: κοῦρος (koûros, boy, young man)

Etymology 3[edit]

Root[edit]

*ḱer-

  1. to plait, weave
  2. rope, string
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Root[edit]

*ḱer- (ḱerh₁-, ḱreh₁-)

  1. to harm, injure
  2. ruined, spoiled

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