Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/n̥-

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Zero grade form of the sentence negative *ne, used with verbal adjectives and forming bahuvrihis.

Prefix[edit]

*n̥-

  1. not, un-

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: ան- ‎(an-)
      • Armenian: ան- ‎(an-)
  • Celtic: *an-
  • Germanic: *un-
  • Hellenic: *ə-
    • Ancient Greek: ἀ- ‎(a-)
      ἀν- ‎(an-) (< PIE *n̥HV-)
      νη- ‎(nē-) (< PIE *n̥h₁C-)
      νᾱ- ‎(nā-) (< PIE *n̥h₂C-)
      νω- ‎(nō-) (< PIE *n̥h₃C-)
  • Indo-Iranian:
    • Indo-Aryan:
    • Iranian:
      • Avestan: 𐬀- ‎(a-), 𐬀𐬥- ‎(an-)
      • Old Persian: [script needed] ‎(a-), [script needed] ‎(an-)
        • Middle Persian: ʾ- ‎(a-), ʾn- ‎(an-)
          • Persian: نا ‎(nâ-)
  • Italic: *en-
    • Latin: in- (see there for further descendants)