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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 tame, domesticate

Derived terms[edit]

  • *domh₂-éye- ‎(causative)
    • Italic: *domaō
      • Latin: domō (see there for further descendants)
  • *demh₂-os
    • Germanic: *tamaz (see there for further descendants)
  • *dm̥-ne-h₂-mi
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Albanian: dem ‎(bull, steer)
    • Anatolian:
      • Hittite: 𒋫𒈠𒀸 ‎(tamāšš-, to press, push)
    • Celtic: *damna- ‎(to subdue, break a horse)
      • Old Irish: damnaid ‎(bind, subdue)
    • Celtic: *damos, *damatos ‎(bull; domesticated animal)
      • Brythonic:
        • Breton: dañvad ‎(sheep)
        • Cornish: davas ‎(sheep)
      • Old Irish: dam ‎(bull, deer)
      • Welsh: dafad ‎(sheep)
      • Gaulish: damma ‎(roe)
      • French: daim
    • Celtic: *damyo- ‎(to allow, permit, endure)
      • Brythonic:
        • Breton: gouzañv ‎(suffer, permit)
        • Cornish: godhaff ‎(suffer)
        • Welsh: goddef ‎(suffer, permit)
      • Old Irish: daimid ‎(allow), fo·daim ‎(suffer, endure)
    • Indo-Iranian: