Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/suH-

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Asterisk.svg
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]

Noun[edit]

*suH- or *suh₂-

  1. pig, hog, swine

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: thi
  • Balto-Slavic:
  • Germanic: *sūz, *swīną (from an adjectival form)
  • Hellenic:
    • Ancient Greek: ὗς (hûs)
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Italic:
    • Latin sūs, suīnus (adjectival, "of swine")
      • Campidanese Sardinian: sue
    • Umbrian: sif
  • Tocharian:
    • Tocharian B: suwo (< *suw-on-)

from the derived root with velar stop *suh₂kéh₂: