Reconstruction:Proto-Hellenic/ə-

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This Proto-Hellenic 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-Hellenic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *n̥-.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • *ən- (before words beginning with a vowel)
  • *nē-, *nā-, *nō- (before words beginning with a short vowel originating from a PIE laryngeal)

Prefix[edit]

*ə-

  1. un-, not
  2. without, lacking

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: ἀ- (a-)