Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/leh₂w-

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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]

*leh₂w-[1][2][3][4]

  1. to seize, gain
  2. benefit, prize

Derived terms[edit]

Category Terms derived from the PIE root *leh₂w- not found
  • *leh₂w-no-[2][5] (or *lowh₂-no-[3])
    • Germanic: *launą (reward)
  • *leh₂w-to-[4]
  • *leh₂w-yeh₂[3]
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek: λεία (leía, booty)
  • *leh₂w-ye-ti[3]
  • *lh₂ew-o-[5]
    • Balto-Slavic: (perhaps)
  • *lh₂u-tlom[2][3][5]
    • Italic:
  • *loh₂w-go-[4]
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Hellenic: (perhaps)
      • Ancient Greek: λαρός (larós, delicious)
    • Italic:
      • Latin: Laverna (goddess of gain)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “λεία”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 842
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “lucrum”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 349-350
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*launa-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 329
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*ufo-lawto-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 397-398
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ἀπολαύω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 118|