Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/dewk-

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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]

Root[edit]

*dewk-

  1. to pull, to draw
  2. to lead (i.e. to pull behind oneself)

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: n-duk (to pull)
  • Anatolian:
    • Hittite: [script?] (tukzi-), [script?] c (tukkanzi-, cultivation of plants and animals)
  • Celtic: *duke/o-
    • Welsh: dwyn (to bring, steal, lead)
  • Hellenic:
  • Germanic: *teuhaną, *tugiz, *tugô, *tugōną, *tugilaz (with an -ila- suffix that denotes instruments)
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Italic:
    • Latin: dūcō (lead), dux (See there for further descendants.)

References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 181