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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. penis

Derived terms[edit]

Category Terms derived from the PIE root *pes- not found
  • *pés-os ~ *pés-es-os
    • Hellenic: *péhos
    • Indo-Iranian: *pásas
  • *pés-ō ~ *pes-n-és
  • Germanic: [Term?]
  • Italic: [Term?]


  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “πέος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1173
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “pēnis”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 458
  3. ^ Kloekhorst, Alwin (2008), “*pešan- / pešn- / pišen-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 5), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 775