Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/kʷer-

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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]

*kʷer-

  1. to do
  2. to make
  3. to build

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: sarkë (to build, frame)
  • Celtic:
    • Old Irish: cruth (form)
    • Welsh: pryd (form, time), paraf (work, shape)
  • Balto-Slavic: *ker-, *kēr-
    • Slavic: *čarъ (magic, sorcery), *čara (magic, sorcery)
    • Lithuanian: kùrti (to do, make, build), kẽras (charm, magic), kerė́ti (to enchant, charm, bewitch)
  • Indo-Iranian:

Synonyms[edit]

  • *yeh₁- (to do, make; act vigorously)
  • *kon- (to do, make)
  • *h₂er- (to prepare, make ready)

References[edit]