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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.




  1. to put
  2. to lay out

Derived terms[edit]

  • *kleh₂-ye- (ye-present)
  • *kleh₂-dʰ- (extended root present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *klasti (see there for further descendants)
  • *kleh₂-t- (extended root present)
    • Germanic: *hlaþaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *kléh₂-t-tus
    • Germanic: *hlastuz (see there for further descendants)


  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009), “laden”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill