Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/leyp-

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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]

*leyp-

  1. to stick
  2. fat or sticky substance

Derived terms[edit]

  • *li-né-p-ti ~ *li-m-p-énti (nasal-infix present)
    • Indo-Iranian: *limpáti
  • *loyp-éye-ti (causative)
  • *lip-o-s
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Balto-Slavic:
    • Germanic: *lībaną (with unexpected voiced Verner alternant)
    • Germanic: *libjaną (to live, be alive)
    • Germanic: (possibly) *ainalif (eleven, literally one left), *twalif (twelve, literally two left) (see there for further descendants)
    • Germanic: (possibly) *librō (liver) (see there for further descendants)
    • Tocharian:
      • Tocharian B: lip (remain)