Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₂ewg-

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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]

From *h₂weg-, of which the zero grade *h₂ug- was reanalysed as having the ablaut vowel before the -w- rather than after it, creating a new variant form of the root. The original root remained in use, however.

Root[edit]

*h₂ewg-

  1. to increase, to enlarge

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I. (2000) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, page 258
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1992) Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen (in German), volume I, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 278