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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.




  1. to hang

Derived terms[edit]

  • *ḱónk- ~ *ḱn̥k- (root verb with o-grade ablaut)
    • Anatolian:
      • Hittite: [script needed] (kānki ~ kankanzi)
    • Germanic: *hanhaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *ḱonk-éye-ti (causative)
    • Germanic: *hangijaną (class 1 weak) (see there for further descendants)
  • *ḱonk-eh₁-(ye)- (eh₁-stative)
    • Germanic: *hangijaną (class 3 weak) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ Ringe, Don (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  3. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill