Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/leyg-

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed terms 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]

*leyg-[1]

  1. to jump around, run around
    Synonyms: *lek-, *prew-, *sel- (jump)
  2. to play, frolic
    Synonym: *leyd-
  3. to shake, jitter; to dance
    Synonyms: *kʷeh₁t-, *sper-, *weyp-

Derived terms[edit]

  • *lóyg-e-ti (o-grade root present?)
    • Proto-Germanic: *laikaną (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *ráyǰati
  • *loyg-éye-ti (iterative)
    • Proto-Balto-Slavic:
  • Unsorted formations:

Root[edit]

*leyg-

  1. similar, like
  2. even, level (e.g. of a surface)

Derived terms[edit]

  • Unsorted formations:
    • Proto-Balto-Slavic:
      • Lithuanian: lygiuoti
      • Lithuanian: lýgus (equal, level, flat, even, like)
      • Latgalian: leigt' (to agree, to make peace, to make a deal)
      • Latvian: līdz (flat)
      • Latvian: līdzīgs (alike, similar, equal, even)
      • Latvian: līgt
      • Lithuanian: lygti
      • Old Prussian: līgint, Old Prussian: līginton
    • Proto-Germanic: *līką (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Germanic: *līkāną (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN