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)
  • *gʷʰedʰ-ti-s
    • Celtic:
      • 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:
    • Armenian:
      • Old Armenian: գոթի ‎(gotʿi, worship, sorcery) (?)
    • Balto-Slavic: *gend-
    • Celtic:
    • Hellenic:
    • Indo-Iranian:
      • Iranian:
        • Avestan: [script needed] ‎(jaiδyemi)
        • Old Persian: [script needed] ‎(jadiyāmiy)

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