Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/kʷel-

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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]

*kʷel-

  1. to turn (end-over-end)

Reconstruction notes[edit]

The root is sometimes reconstructed with -h₁- in order to explain some forms in Greek, including:

This reconstruction, however, contradicts some forms in other languages, e.g.:

  • Pre-Italic *kʷl̥-tó-s (past participle) > Latin cultus (not **clātus < **kʷl̥h₁-tós)

Alternative reconstructions[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rix, Helmut, editor (2001), “kelh₁-”, in Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, page 386