Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/leh₂-

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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]

*leh₂-[1]

  1. to be hidden, to be covered

Derived terms[edit]


  • *leh₂-dʰ- (extended root present)
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek:
        • Doric Greek: λᾱ́θω (lā́thō)
        • Attic, Ionic, and Koine Greek: λήθω (lḗthō, to lurk, lie hid, be concealed)
  • *l̥h₂-tós (hidden)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Anatolian:
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic:
        • Old Church Slavonic: лаяти (lajati, to lie in wait for)
        • Czech: lákat (make advances, pursue)
    • Hellenic:
    • Germanic:
      • Old Norse: lómr (betrayal, deceit)
      • Old High German luog (cave)
        • Middle High German: luo (lair of an animal)
    • Indo-Iranian:
    • Tocharian:
      • East Tocharian: lät (go after)
      • West Tocharian: lät (go after)

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill