Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/gʷem-

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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]

*gʷem-

  1. to step[1]

Derived terms[edit]


  • *gʷem- ‎(root present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Latvian: dzimt ‎(be born)
      • Lithuanian: gimti ‎(be born)
    • Germanic: *kwemaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *gʷm̥-sḱé- ‎(sḱe-present)[1]
  • *gʷm̥-yé- ‎(ye-present)
  • *gʷémtis
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Armenian:
      • Old Armenian: եկ ‎(ek)
        • Armenian: եկ ‎(ek)
    • Indo-Iranian:
      • Avestan: [script needed] ‎(ǰamaiti)
      • Persian: گام ‎(gam)
      • Kurdish: gav ‎(step)
    • Tocharian: *kʷäm-

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006