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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 lie (to be in resting position)

Derived terms[edit]

  • *legʰ- ‎(root present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *leťi (see there for further descendants)
    • Hellenic:
    • Italic: *leɣō
      • Faliscan: [script needed] ‎(lecet, 3rd-person singular present)
  • *legʰ-ye- ‎(ye-present)
    • Germanic: *ligjaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *logʰ-eye- ‎(causative)
  • *legʰ-tos
    • Italic: *lektos
      • Latin: lectus ‎(bed) (see there for further descendants)
      • Faliscan: lēta ‎(bed)
  • *legʰ-tro-
  • *légʰ-os ~ *légʰ-es-
    • Hellenic:
  • *logʰ-yo-m
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag