Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/gel-

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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]

*gel-

  1. to be cold, to freeze

Derived terms[edit]


  • *gol- (o-grade root present)
    • Germanic: *kalaną (to be cold) (see there for further descendants)
  • *gol-tós
    • Germanic: *kaldaz (cold) (see there for further descendants)
  • *gōl-us
    • Germanic: *kōluz (cool), *kōlaz (see there for further descendants)
  • *gel-u-
    • Italic:
      • Latin: gelus m/gelū n (frost), gelidus (icy, frosty) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations: