Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/lewH-

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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]

Noun[edit]

*lewH-[1]

  1. louse

Derived terms[edit]

  • *lowH-éh₂[1] or *luH-éh₂[1]
    • Celtic: *luwā[1]
  • *lúH-s ~ *luHs-és[2]
    • Germanic: *lūs (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*luwā”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 250
  2. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “lū̆s”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 692