Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/kalw-

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Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • *galw-

Root[edit]

*kalw-

  1. bald, naked

Derived terms[edit]

Category Terms derived from the PIE root *kalw- not found


  • *klh₂wós
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *golъ (see there for further descendants)
    • Germanic: *kalwaz (bald) (see there for further descendants)
    • Indo-Iranian:
      • Indo-Aryan:
      • Iranian:
        • Persian: کل (kal, bald)
    • Italic:
      • Latin: calvus (bald, hairless) (see there for further descendants)
  • *kalw-eh₂