Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/wer-

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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]

*wer-

  1. to burn

Derived terms[edit]


Root[edit]

*wer-

  1. to turn, bend

Derived terms[edit]


  • Unsorted formations:
    • Italic:
      • Latin: vārus ‎(bent outwards)

Root[edit]

*wer-[1][2]

  1. to heed, notice

Derived terms[edit]


  • *wer-eh₁-(ye)- ‎(stative)
  • *wor-os
    • Germanic: *waraz ‎(cautious) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations
    • Germanic: *warduz ‎(guard, keeper) (see there for further descendants)
    • Germanic: *warnōną ‎(warn)
      • Old English: warnian
      • Old Frankish: *warnōn ‎(warn, protect, prepare, beware, guard oneself)
    • Germanic: *warnijaną ‎(worry, care, heed)
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek: ?οὖρος ‎(oûros, watcher, guardian)
      • Ancient Greek: ?ὤρα ‎(ṓra, care, concern)

Root[edit]

*wer-

  1. squirrel

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  2. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  • Watkins, Calvert. Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans. 1969.