Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/pel-

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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]

*pel-[1][2]

  1. to cover, to wrap
  2. skin, hide, cloth

Derived terms[edit]


  • *pl-ēn-
  • *pel-n-
    • Germanic: *fellą ‎(skin, hide) (see there for further descendants)
    • Italic:
      • Latin: pellis ‎(pelt, hide) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:

Root[edit]

*pel-

  1. to fold

Extensions[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Root[edit]

*pel-[3]

  1. alternative reconstruction of *pelH- ‎(pale, gray)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “fella-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page pellis
  3. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “falwa-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag