Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/peḱ-

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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]

*peḱ-

  1. to pluck (wool, hair)

Derived terms[edit]

  • *peḱu- (what is plucked, livestock, wealth)
  • Other formations:
    • Baltic:
    • Germanic:
      • Old Norse: fær (sheep)
        • Danish: får
        • Faroese: fár, før- (only attested in two words and their derivatives: Føroyar (Faroe Islands), førilús (sheep ked))
        • Swedish: får
    • Hellenic:

Root[edit]

*peḱ-

  1. to make pretty, to be joyful

Derived terms[edit]