Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₁su-

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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]

Zero-grade form of *h₁esu- (good), with possible relation to *h₁es- (to be).

Prefix[edit]

*h₁su-

  1. good

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Celtic: *su- (see there for further descendants)
  • Balto-Slavic:
    • Lithuanian: sūdrùs
    • Slavic: *sъ- (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic: *ehu-
  • Indo-Iranian: *Hsu-
    • Indo-Aryan:
    • Iranian: *hu-
      • Avestan: 𐬵𐬎 (hu-)
      • Middle Persian: 𐭧𐭥 (hu-)
      • → Old Armenian: հ- (h-) (or inherited and contaminated with the Iranian)

References[edit]

  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag