Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/h₁ógʷʰis

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Reconstruction[edit]

Beekes reconstructs *h₃égʷʰis because "the absence of reflexes of Brugmann's Law points to IE e-vocalism".

EIEC claims that the original form was acrostatic ablauting *h₁ógʷʰis, genitive *h₁égʷʰis

Noun[edit]

*h₁ógʷʰis or *h₃égʷʰis f

  1. snake
  2. a mythic serpent or dragon that is slain by a great hero in Indo-European mythology
    *(h₁e)gʷʰent h₁ógʷʰim ― he killed the serpent

Declension[edit]

This entry needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

*h₂éngʷʰis (snake) has replaced this word in most of the Western and Central Indo-European dialects.

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: իժ ()
  • Greek:
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Tocharian:
    • Tocharian B: auk

References[edit]