Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/weyḱpotis

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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]

From *wéyḱs (village, household) +‎ *pótis (master).

Noun[edit]

*weyḱpotis m

  1. clan-chief[1][2]
  2. household chief[1]
  3. lord[1]

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: zot (lord)
  • Baltic:
    • Lithuanian: viēšpats (lord) (“master of the house”[3], formerly “clan-chief”)
    • Old Prussian: waispattin (mistress of a house) (from a feminine derivative of this term)
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Tocharian:
    • Tocharian A: wikpots (master of the clan)[5]

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