Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/gʷʰedʰ-

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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.

Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Root[edit]

*gʷʰedʰ-

  1. to request, pray, ask for

Derived terms[edit]


  • *gʷʰédʰ-ye-ti (ye-present)
  • *gʷʰ-ne-dʰ- ~ *gʷʰ-n̥-dʰ- (nasal-infix present)
  • *gʷʰédʰ-ti-s ~ *gʷʰdʰ-téy-s
    • Celtic: *gʷeddis
      • Brythonic:
      • Old Irish: geiss (curse, taboo)
  • *gʷʰedʰ-eh₂
    • Germanic: *bedō (request, plea) (see there for further descendants)
  • *gʷʰodʰ-yeh₂
    • Celtic:
      • Old Irish guide (prayer)
        • Irish guí (prayer)
  • Unsorted formations:

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