Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/wek(ʷ)speros

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a compound of the unknown element *we- and the zero-grade of the noun *kʷsep- (night). The first element has been connected with Latin vē- in vē-sanus (mad), this is rejected by De Vaan. The original meaning could have been "(stretching) towards the night".

Noun[edit]

*wek(ʷ)speros m

  1. evening

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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