Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₂weg-

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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]

*h₂weg-[1]

  1. to increase, to enlarge

Derived terms[edit]


  • *h₂ewg- ‎(reanalysed form of the same root)
  • *h₂wég-se-ti ‎(se-present)
    • Germanic: *wahsijaną (intensive from root reanalysed as *h₂wegs-)
    • Hellenic:
    • Indo-Iranian:
      • Indo-Aryan:
        • Sanskrit: [script needed] ‎(vakṣáyati) (intensive from root reanalysed as *h₂wegs-)
  • *h₂weg-s-tu-s
  • Unsorted formations:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringe, Don (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press