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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.




  1. to eat

Derived terms[edit]

  • *h₁ed- ‎(root present) or *h₁ḗd- ‎(Narten present)[1]
  • *h₁od-éye- ‎(causative)
    • Germanic: *atjaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₁ēd-so-
    • Germanic: *ēsaz ‎(food, carrion, bait)
    • Tocharian:
      • Tocharian B: [script needed] ‎(yetse, skin)
  • *h₂eyeri-d-to-
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag