Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₁su-

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Possible metathesis of *h₁wes- (good), or perhaps related to *h₁es- (to be).[1]

Prefix[edit]

*h₁su-[2]

  1. good

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Celtic: *su- (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Balto-Slavic: *su-
  • Proto-Hellenic: *ehu- (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *Hsu- (see there for further descendants)
    • Old Armenian: հ- (h-) (or inherited and contaminated with the Iranian)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wodtko, Dagmar S.; Irslinger, Britta; Schneider, Carolin (2008), “h₁u̯es-”, in Nomina im indogermanischen Lexikon [Nouns in the Indo-European Lexicon] (in German), Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, pages 686-690
  2. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “su-, sū-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 1037-1038