Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/-yé-

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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]

Suffix[edit]

(?)-yé-

  1. Creates denominatives from nouns.
  2. Creates factitives from adjectives.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Category Proto-Indo-European verbs suffixed with *-yé- not found

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Germanic: *-(i)ja- (class 1 weak verbs)
  • Greek: -έω (-éō) verbs (when compounded with *-e- (noun thematic vowel), ie. *-eyé-)

References[edit]

  • Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006