Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₂eḱs-

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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]

From *h₂eǵ- (to drive).[1]

Root[edit]

*h₂eḱs-

  1. axis, axle

Derived terms[edit]

  • PIE: *h₂eḱs-i-s
    • Old Armenian: աքսի (akʻsi)
  • PIE: *h₂eḱs-
    • Old Armenian: աքս (akʻs)
  • *h₂eḱs-i-s
    • Proto-Balto-Slavic: *aśís
      • East Baltic:
        • Latvian: ass
        • Lithuanian: ašìs
      • West Baltic:
      • Proto-Slavic: *ȍsь (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Italic: *aksis
  • *h₂eḱs-o-s
    • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *Háćšas (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₂eḱs-eh₂
    • Proto-Germanic: *ahsō (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₂eḱs-ih₂ ~ *h₂eks-yéh₂s
  • *h₂éḱs-ō ~ *h₂éḱs-nes
  • *h₂eḱs-l-eh₂
  • Unsorted formations:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 4