Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/srew-

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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]

According to one theory, derived from Proto-Indo-European *ser-, whence also Latin serum.[1]

Root[edit]

*srew-

  1. to flow, stream

Derived terms[edit]


  • sréw-e-ti (thematic root present)
  • *sréw-ye-ti (ye-present)
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek: ῥέω (rhéō, I flow, stream)
  • *srow-mo-s
  • *srow-yeh₂
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *struja (see there for further descendants)
  • *srow-men-
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *strumy (see there for further descendants)
  • *srow-o-s
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *ostrovъ (see there for further descendants)
  • *sru-tó-m
    • Celtic: *srutom (see there for further descendants)
  • *sru-dʰ-mó-s
  • Unsorted formations:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “Strom”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1