Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/bʰergʰ-

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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]

*bʰergʰ-[1]

  1. to safeguard, to protect
  2. to preserve

Derived terms[edit]

  • *bʰérgʰ-(e)-ti (root present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *berťi (see there for further descendants)
    • Germanic: *berganą (see there for further descendants)
  • *bʰr̥gʰ-yé-ti (ye-present)
    • Germanic: *burgijaną (see there for further descendants)
  • bʰorgʰ-o-
  • Unsorted formations:

References[edit]

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