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

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Root Meaning Derivatives
*kal- handsome Ancient Greek κάλλος (kállos); Sanskrit कल्य (kalya)
*keh₂n- to sing Old English hen; English hen; Old High German hano; German Hahn; Ancient Greek καναχέω (kanakhéō); Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌽𐌰 (hana); Old Irish canaid; Kurdish xwéndin; Latin canō; Persian آواز خواندن (āvāz xāndan); Russian каню́к (kanjúk); Old Norse hani, hœna; Umbrian [script needed] (kanetu); Welsh canu
*kant- corner Gaulish kantem; Ancient Greek κανθός (kanthós); Latin cantus; Lithuanian kampas; Polish kant, kąt; Russian кут (kut)
*kat- cub Old Irish cadla; Latin catulus; Old Norse haðna; Russian котиться (kotitʹsja); Umbrian [script needed] (katel)
*ked- to fume Ancient Greek κέδρος (kédros); Latvian kadags; Lithuanian kadagỹs; Old Church Slavonic кадило (kadilo); Old Prussian kadegis; Russian чад (čad); Sanskrit कद्रु (kadru)
*kel- glue Ancient Greek κόλλα (kólla); Lithuanian klijai; Polish klej; Russian клей (klej)
*ke(n)g- hook Old English hōc; English hook; Old High German hâco; German Haken; Old Irish ailcheng; Lithuanian kengė; Persian چنگ (čang); Old Norse haki, hǫnk; Russian ко́готь (kógotʹ)
*kenk- kneecap Old English hēla; English heel; Latvian cinksla; Lithuanian kenkle; Old Norse hǽll; Sanskrit कङ्काल (kaṅkāla)
*ker- cornel Albanian thanë; Ancient Greek κράνεια (kráneia); Latin cornus
*kerp- to pluck Old English hærfest; English harvest, harrow; Old High German hwerban; German werben; Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌱𐌰𐌽 (ƕairban); Ancient Greek καρπός (karpós); Hittite [script needed] (karpinaš); Old Irish cirrid; Irish ciorraigh, corrán; Latin carpō; Lithuanian kirpti; Old Church Slavonic чрѣпъ (črěpŭ); Old Norse hverfa; Sanskrit कृपाण (kṛpāṇa); Tocharian A kārp; Tocharian B kärp; Welsh par
*klen- maple Ancient Macedonian [script needed] (klinotrokhon); Old English hlin; English linn; Lithuanian klevas; Latvian kļava; Old Norse hlynr; Polish klon; Russian клён (kljon); Welsh celyn
*knid- louse Albanian thërijë, thëni; Old Armenian անիծ (anic); Old English hnitu; English nit; Old High German hniz; German Nisse; Ancient Greek κονίς (konís); Old Irish sned; Latvian gnīda; Old Norse gnit; Polish gnida; Russian гнида (gnida); Welsh nedd
*kob- to succeed Old English gehæp; English happen; Gaulish Vercobius; Old Irish cob; Old Church Slavonic кобь (kobĭ); Old Norse happ; Russian кобь (kobʹ); Tocharian A akappi
*krem- onion Old English hramsan; English ramson; Ancient Greek κρόμιον (krómion); Old Irish craim; Scottish Gaelic creamh; Latvian cermaukša, cērmūkslis; Lithuanian kermušė; Russian черемша́ (čeremšá); Welsh craf
*krewh₂- blood Avestan 𐬑𐬭𐬏𐬎𐬎𐬀 (xrūuua); Old English hrēaw; English raw; Old High German hrāo; German roh; Ancient Greek κρέας (kréas); Irish cró; Latin cruor; Lithuanian kraũjas; Sanskrit क्रविस् (kravis); Latvian krevele; Old Church Slavonic крꙑ (kry); Old Norse hrár; Old Prussian crauyo; Polish krew; Russian кровь (krovʹ); Welsh crau
*krey- to move, to separate Ancient Greek κρίνω (krínō); Latin cernō, cribrum; Old Saxon hrīnan; Gothic 𐌷𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (hrains); Old Irish ara·chrin; Welsh crynu
*ksweyd- milk Avestan 𐬑𐬱𐬎𐬎𐬍𐬛 (xšuuīd); Latvian sviests; Lithuanian sviestas; Sanskrit क्ष्विद्यति (kṣvidyati)
*kwat- sour Albanian cos; Old English hwaþerian; Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐌸𐍉 (ƕaþō); Latin cāseus; Latvian kūsāt; Old Church Slavonic квасъ (kvasŭ); Polish kwas; Russian квас (kvas); Sanskrit क्वथ (kvatha)
*kwep- to boil Albanian kapit; Gothic 𐌰𐍆𐍈𐌰𐍀𐌾𐌰𐌽 (afƕapjan); Ancient Greek καπνός (kapnós); Hittite [script needed] (kup); Latin cupiō; Latvian kvēpēt; Lithuanian kvepėti; Old Church Slavonic кꙑпѣти (kypěti); Old Norse hvap; Old Prussian kupsins; Russian кипе́ть (kipétʹ); Sanskrit कुप्यति (kupyati); Tocharian A kāp; Tocharian B kāp