Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/bʰewgʰ-

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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]

Root[edit]

*bʰewgʰ-[1]

  1. to bend
  2. curve; swelling

Derived terms[edit]

With metathesis *gʰewbʰ-.

  • *gʰu-né-bʰ- ~ *gʰu-m-bʰ- (nasal-infix present)
  • *gʰubʰ-néw- ~ *gʰubʰ-nu- (nu-present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
  • *gʰowbʰ-eye- (causative/iterative)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *gubìti (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill