Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/pres-

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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]

Possibly an extension of *per- (to attempt, try, risk), but this is guesswork.[1]

Root[edit]

*pres-[1]

  1. to press

Derived terms[edit]

Category Terms derived from the PIE root *pres- not found
  • *pres-s-t (s-aorist)
    • Italic: *pressai
  • *pres-lo-m
  • Unsorted formations:

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill