Appendix:List of Proto-Indo-European roots/b

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Root Meaning Derivatives
*bak- staff Ancient Greek βάκτρον (báktron); Latin baculum; Old Irish bacc; Irish bac; Welsh bach; English peg; Lithuanian bàkstelėti; Latvian bakstīt
*bel- power, strength Sanskrit बल (bála); Ancient Greek βελτίων (beltíōn); Old Irish adbal, balc; Irish dibeal, bailc; Welsh balch; Russian большой (bolʹšoj); Kamviri [script needed] (bâlim); Phrygian [script needed] (balaios), [script needed] (balén); Low German pal; Old Church Slavonic болии (bolii); Latin dēbilis
*ben- enclosure
*bew- to kiss