Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/léykʷ-

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Root aorist of the root *leykʷ-.

Verb[edit]

*léykʷ- (aorist)

  1. to leave behind

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Balto-Slavic:
    • Lithuanian: likti (to stay) (maybe?)
  • Germanic: *līhwaną (to lend)[1]
  • Hellenic:
    • Ancient Greek: λείπω (leípō, I leave)
  • Italic:

References[edit]

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