Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/preh₂-

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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]

From *per- (before).

Root[edit]

*preh₂-

  1. before, in front

Derived terms[edit]


  • *préh₂i (before, locative)
  • *pr̥h₂i (zero-grade locative)
    • Celtic: *ɸare < *ɸari (-e is secondary) (see there for further descendants)
    • Germanic: *furi (see there for further descendants)
  • *pr̥h₂?
  • *pr̥h₂oy
    • Germanic: *furai (see there for further descendants)
  • *pr̥h₂-yós- ~ *pr̥h₂-is- (comparative)
  • *pr̥h₂-os
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek: πάρος (páros, earlier, before)
    • Indo-Iranian: