Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/h₂wes-

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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]

*h₂wes-[1]

  1. to dwell, live, reside
  2. to stay, spend the night

Descendants[edit]

  • Anatolian:
    • Hittite: 𒄷𒍑 (ḫu-uš)
    • Luwian: Hieroglyphic: [script needed] (hwisar)
  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: գոյ (goy, being, existence; God), գոմ (gom, to exist)
  • Celtic: *woso-
  • Germanic: *wesaną
  • Hellenic:
  • Indo-Iranian: *Hwas-
    • Indo-Aryan:
      • Sanskrit: वसति (vasati, to dwell) (root √vas)
    • Iranian:
      • Avestan: 𐬬𐬀𐬢𐬵 (vaŋh, to dwell, remain)
      • Kurdish: cih / (place), jiyan (life), jîn (to live, to dwell)
      • Ossetian: уат (wat, room, bed)
      • Old Persian: [script needed] (ā-vahana-, place, village)
        • Persian: جا (jā(y), place, location)
      • Parthian: wy'g "place"
      • Sogdian: wy'k "place"
      • Khoresmian: wy'k "house, residence"
  • Italic:
  • Tocharian:
    • West Tocharian: wäs- ("to stay, to wait")

References[edit]

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