Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/oḱtṓw

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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]

Formally the dual of a stem *(H)oḱto- ‎(four fingers). The erstwhile singular seems to appear in Avestan ašti- ‎(ašti-, breadth of four fingers).

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
8
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*oḱtṓw or *h₁oḱtṓw

  1. eight

Descendants[edit]