Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/wérǵom

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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]

PIE root
*werǵ-

From *werǵ-.

Noun[edit]

*wérǵom n ‎(non-ablauting)

  1. work

Inflection[edit]

Thematic
singular
nominative *wérǵom
genitive *wérǵosyo
singular dual plural
nominative *wérǵom *wérǵoy(h₁) *wérǵeh₂
vocative *wérǵom *wérǵoy(h₁) *wérǵeh₂
accusative *wérǵom *wérǵoy(h₁) *wérǵeh₂
genitive *wérǵosyo *? *wérǵooHom
ablative *wérǵead *? *wérǵomos
dative *wérǵoey *? *wérǵomos
locative *wérǵey, *wérǵoy *? *wérǵoysu
instrumental *wérǵoh₁ *? *wérǵōys

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian:
  • Balto-Slavic:
    • Latvian: var̂za ‎(fish trap)
    • Lithuanian: váržas ‎(fish trap)
    • Slavic: *vьrša ‎(fishing basket, osier fish-trap) (possibly) (see there for further descendants)
  • Celtic:
    • *wergā
      • Old Irish: ferg ‎(anger)
    • *wergos (adj.)
      • Welsh: gwery ‎(active, lively)
  • Germanic: *werką (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic:
  • Tocharian:
    • Tocharian A: wark ‎(wickerwork)