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. flow, stream

Derived terms[edit]


  • sréw- ‎(root present)
  • *sréw-ye- ‎(ye-present)
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek: ῥέω ‎(rhéō, I flow, stream)
  • *srow-mos
  • *srow-yeh₂
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *struja (see there for further descendants)
  • *srow-men-
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *strumy (see there for further descendants)
  • *srow-os
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *ostrovъ (see there for further descendants)
  • sru-tós
    • Celtic: *srutos
      • Irish: sruth ‎(stream, river, current)
      • Welsh: ffrwd ‎(stream)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Armenian:
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Latvian: strāve ‎(a flow, current)
      • Lithuanian: srovė ‎(a stream)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Lithuanian: sravėti ‎(to flow)
    • Indo-Iranian:
      • Indo-Aryan:
      • Iranian:
        • Old Persian: 𐎼𐎢𐎫 ‎(rautah, river, torrent)
          • Middle Persian: lwt' ‎(rōd, river, torrent)
            • Persian: رود ‎(rōd, river, torrent)
      • Kurdish: ro, robar ‎(river)

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Strom” in: Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1