Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/peysḱ-

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Found only in West Indo-European languages, namely the Italic, Celtic and Germanic branches.

Root[edit]

*peysḱ-

  1. fish

Derived terms[edit]


  • *peysḱ-o-s
    • Celtic: *ɸēskos (see there for further descendants)
  • *pisḱ-o-s
    • Germanic: *fiskaz (see there for further descendants)
  • *pisḱ-i-s
    • Italic: *piskis
      • Latin: piscis (see there for further descendants)

Synonyms[edit]