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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.


Alternative reconstructions[edit]



  1. to seek out

Derived terms[edit]

  • *séh₂g-ti ~ *sh₂g-énti (athematic root present) or *sh₂g-é-ti (zero-grade thematic root present)
    • Proto-Germanic: *sakaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *séh₂g-ye-ti (ye-present)
  • *sh₂g-yé-ti (yé-present)
  • *seh₂g-o-s
    • Italic:
      • Latin: sāgus (prophetic)
  • *sh₂g-eh₂
  • *séh₂g-ti-s ~ *sh₂g-téy-s
    • Proto-Germanic: *sahtiz (see there for further descendants)
  • *sh₂g-tó-s
    • Proto-Germanic: *sahtaz (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN