Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/bew-

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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.
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Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Reconstruction[edit]

An onomatopoeic doublet of *bʰew- (to inflate, to blow).

Root[edit]

*bew-[1]

  1. (onomatopoeia) low-pitch humming noise

Descendants[edit]

  • *bow-eh₂yé-ti (eh₂-causative) (possibly)
    • Ancient Greek: βοάω (boáō, to cry)[2] (according to Beekes, of onomatopoeic origin analogous to Ancient Greek βύᾱς (búās))
  • Unsorted descendants:
    • Italic:
    • Hellenic:
    • Armenian:
      • Old Armenian: բուէճ (buēč, eagle-owl)
    • Indo-Iranian:
    • Celtic: *bunnos (bittern)[6] (the source of Cel. -nn- is unknown, hence, may not reflect a pIE root)

Extensions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 97
  2. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) , “βοάω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 224
  3. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “būbō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 76
  4. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “būteō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 77
  5. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) , “βύᾱς”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 246
  6. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*bunno-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 84
  7. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) , “βύκτης”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 248
  8. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*baukti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 67
  9. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) , “*bučàti”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 67
  10. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*puh/kkan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 400
  11. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “bucca”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 76
  12. 12.0 12.1 Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) , “βυνέω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 248
  13. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*pusōn”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 292