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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 bend

Derived terms[edit]

  • *lu-né-g-ti ~ *lu-n-g-énti (nasal-infix present)
    • Celtic: *lungeti (see there for further descendants)
  • *lug-o-
  • *lug-tó-s
  • *lug-nó-s
  • *lewg-so-s
    • Italic: *louksos
      • Latin: luxus (see there for further descendants)
  • *lewg-su-s
  • Unsorted formations:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 685
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN