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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.




  1. to obtain, come in possession of [2], possess, to own[3]

Derived terms[edit]

  • *h₂e-h₂óyḱe ~ *h₂eh₂iḱḗr (stative)
  • *h₂éyḱ-tis ~ *h₂iḱ-téy-
    • Germanic: *aihtiz (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₂e-h₂oy-ḱós


  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ Rix, Helmut (ed.). Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben. Wiesbaden 2001. P.223
  3. ^ Mallory, J.P. and D.Q. Adams (ed.). 1997. Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, p.270.