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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.




  1. to bring, to transport

Derived terms[edit]


  • Other formations:
    • Armenian:
      • Proto-Armenian: *gez (way, path) (possibly)
    • Indo-Iranian:
      • Iranian: *waz- (to carry; to drive (a chariot or similar))
        • Avestan: 𐬬𐬀𐬰 (vaz-, to move, to run)
        • Baluchi: [script needed] (gwast / gwaz-, to pass)
        • Khunsari: [script needed] (vuza / vuz-, to run, to run away)
        • Kurdish:
          Northern Kurdish: bezîn (to run), bazdan (to flee, to escape, to run away)
        • Middle Persian:
          Book Pahlavi: wc- (waz-, to move [intransitive]; to blow (of wind))
          Manichaean: wy- (to move along)
        • Parthian:
          Manichaean: wz- (waz-, to move swiftly, fly; to travel; to blow (of wind))
        • Zazaki: vazdayen (to run, to flee, to escape)
        • → Old Armenian: վազ (vaz, leap, jump; running)
        • → Old Armenian: աւազակ (awazak) (possibly)
    • Italic: *weɣō
      • Latin: veho (I carry, I transport, I ride)
    • (?) Latin: via (see that entry for descendants)
    • Baltic:
    • Slavic: *vesti


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006
  • Edward A. Roberts, Bárbara Pastor, Diccionario etimológico indoeuropeo de la lengua española, Alianza Editorial 2009, ISBN 978-84-206-5252-8