āks-

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *āks-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ǵ-s-, a form of Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵ- (to say). Cognate with Latin aiō. Compare Tocharian B āks-.

Verb[edit]

āks-

  1. to tell, announce, proclaim
  2. to instruct

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *āks-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ǵ-s-, a form of Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵ- (to say). Cognate with Latin aiō. Compare Tocharian A āks-.

Verb[edit]

āks-

  1. to tell, announce, proclaim
  2. to instruct, teach
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Adams, Douglas Q. (2013) , “āks-”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 41

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱh₂owsyéti (to hear well), or of the same derivation as the other meaning of this term, above.

Verb[edit]

āks-

  1. to awaken
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Adams, Douglas Q. (2013) , “āks-”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, pages 41-42