Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/sent-

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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]

*sent-[1]

  1. to head for, to go

Derived terms[edit]


  • *sent- (root present)
  • *sont-éye- (causative)
    • Germanic: *sandijaną (to send) (see there for further descendants)
  • *sént-os
    • Germanic: *sinþaz (journey, path)
  • Unsorted formations:

Root[edit]

*sent-[2][1]

  1. to feel

Derived terms[edit]


  • *sent-ye- or *sn̥t-ye- (ye-present)
  • *sent-n- (n-suffix present)
    • Germanic: *sinnaną (to consider, to contemplate)
  • *sent-nos
    • Germanic: *sinnaz (sense, meaning) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Balto-Slavic:

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013) 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