Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/h₂wes-

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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]

*h₂wes-[1]

  1. to dwell, live, reside
  2. to stay, spend the night

Derived terms[edit]


  • *h₂wes- ‎(root present)
    • Germanic: *wesaną (only the imperative and past)
    • Hellenic:
    • Indo-Iranian: *Hwas-
      • Indo-Aryan:
      • Iranian: *Hwah- (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₂wés-tis
    • Germanic: *wistiz ‎(essence, nature)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Anatolian:
      • Hittite: 𒄷𒍑 ‎(ḫu-uš)
      • Luwian: Hieroglyphic: [script needed] ‎(hwisar, game, wild beasts)
    • Armenian:
      • Old Armenian: գոյ ‎(goy, being, existence; God), գոմ ‎(gom, to exist)
    • Celtic: *woso-
    • Italic:
    • Tocharian:
      • Tocharian B: wäs- ‎(to stay, to wait)

References[edit]

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