Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/weyḱpotis

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This entry contains Proto-Indo-European 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 +‎ *pótis.

Noun[edit]

*weyḱpotis m

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

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: zot (lord)
  • Baltic:
    • Lithuanian: viēšpats (lord) (“master of the house”[3], formerly “clan-chief”)
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Tocharian:
    • Toch A: wikpots (“master of the clan”)[5]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mallory, J. P., “In Search of the Indo-Europeans”, 1989, ISBN 050005052X , p. 124
  2. ^ Anthony, David, “The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World”, 2007, ISBN 0691058873 , p. 92
  3. ^ http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=villa
  4. ^ http://starling.rinet.ru/cgi-bin/etymology.cgi?single=1&basename=/data/ie/piet&text_number=1193&root=config
  5. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., “The Oxford introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European world”, 2006, ISBN 0199296685, p. 268