Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/skey-

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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]

*skey-

  1. to split, to dissect

Derived terms[edit]


  • *skey-d- ‎(extended root)
  • *skey-ti ‎(root present)
  • *ski-yé-ti ‎(yé-present)

Extended form *skey-t-.

  • *skey-to-s
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *ščítъ ‎(shield)[1] (see there for further descendants)
    • Celtic: *skētos
      • Old Irish: scíath ‎(shield) (see there for further descendants)
      • Welsh: ysgwyd ‎(shield)
  • *skoyt-
    • Germanic: (possibly) *skaiþaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *skoy-to-m
    • Latin: scūtum ‎(shield) (possibly)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*ščítъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 486