Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/plúsis

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This entry contains Proto-Indo-European 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]

Reconstruction[edit]

The original and doubtless PIE form was distorted by folk etymologies in various daughters, though most of them point to something like *plúsis, with the voiceless initial stop, and the root sequence of *-lu-. Other variant root forms are *plows- *pusl-, *psul- or *bʰlus-.

Noun[edit]

*plúsis, *plows-, *pusl-, *psul-, *bʰlus-

  1. flea

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