Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/pótis

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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]

Derksen: it's often assumed that the meaning "lord, husband" derived from an even older meaning "self", as found in Lithuanian pàts ‎(self).

Noun[edit]

*pótis m

  1. master, ruler
  2. husband

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2015) Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 27898 1, page 346