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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.


Alternative forms[edit]



  1. to join, to attach
  2. agreement, settlement

Derived terms[edit]

  • *ph₂ḱ- (zero-grade root present)
    • Proto-Italic: *pakō
      • Latin: pacō (to come to an agreement) (infinitive pacere) (see there for further descendants)
  • *ph₂-né-ḱ- ~ *ph₂-n̥-ḱ- (nasal-infix present)
    • Proto-Germanic: *fanhaną (to catch, to take) (see there for further descendants)
  • *poh₂ḱ-éye- (causative)
  • *péh₂ḱ-s
  • *ph₂ḱ-ró-s
    • Proto-Germanic: *fagraz (fair) (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Italic: *pakros
  • *ph₂ḱ-tó-
    • Italic:
      • Latin: pactum (settlement)
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Proto-Germanic: *faganaz (glad) (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Slavic: *pěkrъ


  1. ^ 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